Shock as Arsenal star linked with Chelsea move just days after 6-0 thrashing

Sagna

Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna could be on the move to Chelsea in the summer - compounding a miserable few days for Gunners fans.

It was a bad weekend for Arsenal fans, as they watched their team fall apart in a big game yet again, with Chelsea this time putting them to the sword in a sensational 6-0 drubbing. It was another knock to Arsenal's title hopes, particularly after losing 6-3 at Manchester City and 5-1 at Liverpool, strengthening the notion that Arsene Wenger's side are nothing but flat track bullies.

To add insult to injury, then had to watch as City and Liverpool both racked up big wins to leave the Gunners seven points adrift of leaders Chelsea - which may just be too much to overcome at this stage in the season.

But as if Wenger hadn't seen enough of Chelsea and Mourinho - after all, the Arsenal boss is still yet to beat his nemesis - it now appears that the Blues boss is looking to launch a shock raid on the Gunners, with French international right back Bacary Sagna the man in question.

Sagna, who arrived at Arsenal from Auxerre back in 2007, has been a mainstay in Wenger's defence ever since signing, but his contract at the Emirates Stadium is set to expire at the end of this season, leading to a number of clubs eyeing up a free transfer swoop for the 31-year-old in the summer, including Monaco, Galatasaray and Inter Milan.

But new speculation suggests that whilst an Inter delegation travelled to London for talks with Sagna, they left disappointed as rumours now hint that Sagna could move across the capital to Stamford Bridge - or even to Tottenham, as the Inter source believed Sagna and his wife are settled in London.

The news of Sagna's potentially imminent departure shouldn't come as much of a shock to Arsenal fans, who have seen talks with the Frenchman stall in recent weeks, but moving to a local rival would be a huge surprise. Gunners fans have not reacted well when Ashley Cole signed for Chelsea or when Emmanuel Adebayor ended up at Tottenham via Manchester City, and Sagna could become another enemy should he head to either of those teams.

Chelsea have predominantly used Branislav Ivanovic in the right back role this season, but the development of right footed Cesar Azpilicueta at left back had been seen as the precursor to a move to the right hand side - which would be in question should they move for Sagna.

Meanwhile, Spurs have seen underwhelming displays for Kyle Walker and Kyle Naughton in the position this season, and an experienced alternative could be a wise move, but after such a terrible weekend, this was the last news Arsenal fans needed to hear.

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