Arsenal star confirms club exit with emotional farewell

Bacary Sagna bids farewell to his right-back role at Arsenal as he thanks the club and Arsene Wenger for everything they gave to him, Express reports.

The French star played out his current contract and is expected to be on the move to a new side, with Manchester City front runners for his signature.

Currently in Brazil with the France squad, Sagna took some time from his match preparations to post a thank you note on his official Instagram account.

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He said: “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 [sic] for myself and my family, my team mates witch [sic] 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.”