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Bacary Sagna Biography

Bacary Sagna is a French footballer who plays for Arsenal and the France national football team. His cousin Ibrahima Sonko played in England, for Ipswich Town. Sagna started his career at FC Sens. Sagna made 87 Ligue 1 appearances for Auxerre and was part of the squad that won the French Cup in 2005. On 12 July 2007, Sagna completed a move to Arsenal from Auxerre for an undisclosed fee. On 13 February 2008, exactly one week before Arsenal were set to play the second leg of their 4th round encounter against AC Milan in the Champions League. At the end of the season, he was named in the PFA Team of the Year. Sagna signed a new deal with Arsenal before the start of the 2008–09 season. Arsenal have signed him for a further two years, taking his contract up to 2014. Sagna scored his first goal at the Emirates Stadium for Arsenal against Celtic, a game in which Arsenal went on to win 3–2 and win the Emirates Cup for the second consecutive year. He made his 100th league start for Arsenal on 3 October 2010, a 2–0 defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Sagna was included in the PFA Team of the Year for his performance in the 2010–11 season. Sagna has previously represented the French under-21 team, with whom he also participated at the 2006 European Under-21 Championship. He received his first senior international cap for France on 22 August 2007 in a friendly match against Slovakia. Sagna has also been noted and well regarded for his strong tackles.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Bacary Sagna
Nationality France
Position Defender
Last Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 3
Career
Clubs
Arsenal Jul 2007 - Jun 2014
Manchester City Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
Association Jeunesse Auxerroise Jul 2004 - Jul 2007
Association Jeunesse Auxerroise II Jul 2003 - Jun 2004
National
France Jan 2007 - Mar 2017
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2013/2014 Premier League 35 1 2 6 0 3060
UEFA Champions League 9 0 1 0 0 810
FA Cup 4 0 1 0 0 420
2012/2013 Premier League 25 0 0 2 0 2240
UEFA Champions League 3 0 0 1 0 270
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 120
2011/2012 Premier League 21 1 2 2 0 1701
UEFA Champions League 6 0 1 3 0 540
FA Cup 2 0 0 1 0 91
2010/2011 Premier League 33 1 3 3 1 2970
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 2 1 355
FA Cup 3 1 0 0 0 270
League Cup 3 0 0 1 0 179
2009/2010 Premier League 35 0 5 3 0 2759
UEFA Champions League 8 0 0 0 0 618
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2008/2009 Premier League 35 0 1 4 0 2937
UEFA Champions League 9 0 0 1 0 828
FA Cup 5 0 0 0 0 450
2007/2008 Premier League 29 1 0 3 0 2482
UEFA Champions League 8 0 0 0 0 635
Total 281 5 16 32 2 24005
Manchester City
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Association Jeunesse Auxerroise
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National
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France
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 1 0 1 0 0 27
2016 France European Championship 7 0 1 0 0 660
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 3 0 0 0 0 192
World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 5 0 0 1 0 450
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 11 0 0 1 0 1001
World Cup 3 0 0 0 0 270
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 32 0 2 2 0 2780

Bacary Sagna Latest News & Articles

Reports: Arsenal edging closer to completing incredible signing of free agent
Reports: Arsenal edging closer to completing incredible signing of free agent
Arsenal fans are thrilled at this prospect
Reports: Chelsea set to beat Manchester United to the signing of 34-year-old defender
Reports: Chelsea set to beat Manchester United to the signing of 34-year-old defender
The former Arsenal player has made more than 350 appearances in the Premier League!
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
Here are the 5 players who solve problem positions, add depth and provide firepower for Pep Guardiola's City to win the league next season.
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 21st June 2017
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 21st June 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 16th June 2017
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 16th June 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
12 biggest stars released by Premier League clubs in summer 2017
12 biggest stars released by Premier League clubs in summer 2017
Confirmation has been given of those players out of contract who will be released by their clubs this summer, with many big names present
Reports: Real Madrid defender could join a Premier League side this summer
Reports: Real Madrid defender could join a Premier League side this summer
Danilo could end his stay at the Bernabeu with Manchester City, Chelsea and Bayern Munich interested in signing the player.
Pep Guardiola: Not the "Best" in England yet
Pep Guardiola: Not the "Best" in England yet
Unlike his previous stints in Spain and Germany, England has proven to be a tougher task for Pep Guardiola.
EPL 2016/17: SK Turning Point, 7 moments/performances from Gameweek 23
EPL 2016/17: SK Turning Point, 7 moments/performances from Gameweek 23
Seven pivotal and/or game-changing instances and performances from the midweek fixtures.
5 things Pep Guardiola must do to ensure Manchester City are title contenders in 2017/18
5 things Pep Guardiola must do to ensure Manchester City are title contenders in 2017/18
Man City don't look like a championship-winning team. They should start working on it from right now.
EPL 2016/17: Leciester City 4 - 2 Manchester City - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Leciester City 4 - 2 Manchester City - Player Ratings
It was a Jamie Vardy show in the end, as Leicester outclassed Man City in their own backyard.
UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Manchester City 1-1 Celtic - Player Ratings
UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Manchester City 1-1 Celtic - Player Ratings
Celtic held a second-string Man City to a 1-1 draw in the final round of the Champions League group stage matches.
EPL 2016/17: Vincent Kompany ruled out for four to six weeks, says Pep Guardiola
EPL 2016/17: Vincent Kompany ruled out for four to six weeks, says Pep Guardiola
This is Kompany's 37th injury since joining Manchester City in 2008.
Transfer Rumour: Manchester City chasing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro
Transfer Rumour: Manchester City chasing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro
This is not the first time Manchester City have targeted Alex Sandro, as the club also were scouting him during his days at FC Porto
Pep Guardiola wanted ten new players at Manchester City last summer
Pep Guardiola wanted ten new players at Manchester City last summer
Pep Guardiola had informed Manchester City hierarchy about the areas he wanted to strengthen in his first summer transfer window.
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