£7.9m Arsenal star 'in contact with Napoli over transfer' - report

Arsenal's Bacary Sagna is with Champions League opponents Napoli according to Italian reports.

Bacary Sagna has not traveled to Naples for tomorrow night's key Champions League game, but he could have a very keen interest on the game.

It is no secret the French international right-back's future is unclear; his contract expires next summer and talks are reportedly on hold.

From January he will be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with another club, and not for the first time it is claimed he is heading to Serie A.

Italian football transfer expert Gianluca di Marzio claims Sagna is already in contact with two clubs

He told Radio Matre, reported by TuttoMercatoWeb:

"His advisors have contacts with both AC Milan and Napoli both and the future for the defender remains to be seen."

He added he did not expect any transfer to closed in January, Sagna likely to make his decision as a free agent.

Sagna, who cost Arsenal £7.9 million when he signed from Auxerre in 2007 has made 190 Premier League appearances for the Gunners

Sagna is of course entitled to consider his options but considering how exciting Arsenal's team is at the moment, leaving the club could just be a decision he regrets.

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