PSG in the hunt for Arsenal full-back.
French money bags PSG are mulling over a £9.5million bid for Arsenal full-back Bacary Sagna, according to reports in France.
The Ligue 1 club are in the market for a pair of full-backs during the January transfer window, and French daily L’Equipe report that Arsenal star Sagna is one of their top priorities.
Indeed, the newspaper suggests that PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti is ready to offer up to €12million (£9.5million) to land Sagna, who is currently struggling to agree terms with the Gunners over a new contract.
French full-back Bacary Sagna could be on his way out of the Emirates, with PSG keen to bring the player back to France.
Sagna angered Arsenal fans by speaking out against the club’s transfer policy and refusal to offer him a new deal earlier in the season but £9.5m still seems low for a player who has proved one of the best full-backs in the Premier League since joining the Gunners.
That said, Sagna is two months shy of his 30th birthday and has been desperately unlucky with serious injuries in recent seasons.
The France international is also out of contract at the end of next term, so a £9.5m offer is not as meagre as it appears at first.
Arsene Wenger has seen youngster Carl Jenkinson go from strength to strength this season and the boyhood Gunners fan is arguably is ready to replace Sagna as the club’s first choice right-back.
While there is no denying that at his best Sagna is one of the finest right-backs in Europe, Wenger may feel the time is right to cash in on the former Auxerre man.
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