Arsene Wenger: Sagna is no closer to signing new deal

Published Add your comment

Football News

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that full-back Bacary Sagna is no closer to signing a new contract with the club.

The Frenchman is free to talk to other clubs at present, and will walk away from the Gunners in the summer unless a new contract is agreed.

The Arsenal defender is said to have attracted interest from various Italian clubs, as well as a handful from Turkey and France.

Reports yesterday suggested that Sagna was putting off signing a new deal with the Gunners in order to sound out big-money offers from elsewhere.

Wenger, speaking to the press ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup showdown against Liverpool this weekend, confirmed that as things stand Sagna is no closer to committing his future to the club.

He said: "No, he is not close to signing [a new deal]. It is an ongoing process."

The 31-year-old joined Arsenal in 2007 from Auxerre and has since made 267 appearances for the north London club.

According to reports, he has already turned down two offers from Arsenal - the latest being a two-year deal worth £60,000-per-week.

It is believed Sagna is holding out for a three year-deal, but could be tempted by a move to either Monaco or Galatasaray, who are both said to be willing to offer him a four-year contract.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Bacary Sagna

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again