Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna is having a troubling season to say the least. The French right-back has been continually struggling with injury throughout his time in the Premier League, but now, having been given the run of a few games in the first team, it seems he is past his best, and his times on the sidelines have unfortunately taken the best of him.
Another good player ruined by injury; it’s certainly a shame. But Arsene Wenger must move on, and it seems he’s well aware of the situation, with Sagna set to be shown the exit door at the Emirates in the summer.
So who will replace the french defender? Carl Jenkinson is a solid right-back, but he’s still learning his trade. A new right-back will certainly be one of Wenger’s top priorities in the next transfer window, but who is the Gunners gaffer even looking at?
Well here’s five suggestions of footballers who will be on Arsene Wenger’s shortlist, as he attempts to find a replacement for Bacary Sagna.