Sky Sports bring interesting reports for the few Arsenal fans in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening.
They suggest that French defender Bacary Sagna has admitted it is an option to go somewhere in January but he has confirmed that he has begun talks with the club over a new contract.
It is a major worry for Gunners that the Frenchman’s current deal at the Emirates Stadium expires at the end of the season, which has led to increased speculation that the club could cash in on the 30-year-old in the upcoming transfer window.
But he is, however, currently in discussions with the club and Arsene Wenger has now stated that any agreement could be reached within a tw0-week period.
Sagna has conceded that his first choice will be to remain with the Premier League leaders, despite understanding that there has been ‘something missing’ from the club in recent years as the key departures of Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie took affect.
The full back told Bein Sport: “I was upset, angry when players left. If we had them today, it would make a massive difference. Since 2007, a very competitive team left.
“I would love to win trophies with this club, it’s a club I love so much but something is missing.
“I’ve still got six months on my contract with Arsenal. We are in negotiations.
“It’s an option to go somewhere in January but I always had a good relationship with Arsenal.
“I’ve been playing there for seven years and I hope we will end up on something good. First of all I want to finish as champion because we have got a good opportunity to do it this year, and after we will see.”
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