Bacary Sagna 'likely' to sign new deal at Arsenal

Bacary Sagna of Arsenal in action during the match between Arsenal and Napoli at Emirates Stadium on August 3, 2013
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Arsene Wenger says that Bacary Sagna is close to signing a new contract at Arsenal, ending rumours that he could leave the club.

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Bacary Sagna could sign a new contract at Arsenal within the "next two weeks".

The France international, 30, has been with the Gunners since 2007, but was recently linked with moves to Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain.

Sagna is also out of contract at the end of the season, but Wenger says that he is confident of coming to an agreement.

"Yes, that could be decided in next two weeks. It looks positive. It would be a great boost, of course," Wenger is quoted as saying by The Mirror.

The defender has started 11 Premier League games so far this season.

Manager Arsene Wenger of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal equalises making it 1-1 during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2013
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