Bacary Sagna pays tribute to Arsenal
Bacary Sagna has thanked Arsenal for all they have given him during his seven years at the club, amid speculation the defender is close to completing a move to Manchester City.
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Sagna, 31, is set to leave the Gunners this summer upon the expiry of his contract after he knocked back the club's offer of a new deal.
The right-back confirmed his exit last month and he is believed to be on the verge of a switch to City.
Sagna, who is currently on World Cup duty with France in Brazil, took to Instagram to pay tribute to Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger in a heartfelt message.
He wrote: "To be fair, i don't even know where to start or even how to say it... but i just wanna thank the whole Arsenal fc... a family to me, a club who taught me so much in 7 years, a club where i had the chance to progress day by day, a club who always gave me his trust whenever i was personally not at my best, a club who change the kid i was to the man i am today, a club where i had the pleasure to give 200 per cent every game.
"I wanna thank the whole staff working at the club, the fans for accepting me so fast, making it smoove for myself and my family, my team mates witch i consider my true friends today and i had a great pleasure learning with them. Of course i wanna thank the coach MR WENGER... who believed in me, gave me his trust and clearly changed my life. Now, it's time for me to move on and one more time THANK YOU."