Bacary Sagna is ready to quit the Emirates Stadium club after nearly seven years in north London.
It’s not been a good weekend for Arsenal as after losing 1-0 to Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday, Bacary Sagna has now told team-mates he wants to leave. according to the Sun on Sunday.
The Frenchman’s current deal at the Emirates Stadium expires this summer and the club have been working hard to negotiate a new one, but hopes of a three-year extension have fallen flat.
What the Gunners were prepared to offer Sagna and what the right-back wanted were too far apart and now it looks as if the 31-year-old is going to end a seven year spell in north London.
The defensive ace wanted a three-year deal with wages of around £120,000-a-week, but the club were only prepared to make it a two-year extension with earnings of around £70,000-a-week.
This difference in opinions has left Sagna with no option but to leave and the player is said to have been discussing his future with current team-mates.
The France international joined the English side from Auxerre in the summer of 2007 and has since played 269 times for the club in all competitions.
Sagna has been enjoying one of his best seasons with the side in 2013/14 however and is a crucial part of the defence that has ben keeping out some of the best sides in England.
Inter Milan and Galatasaray have both shown interest in the full-back, but Ligue 1 duo AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain remain the favourites to land the defender.
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