The Frenchman has struggled to dislodge Pablo Zabaleta from Manuel Pellegrini’s starting line-up, but insists that he remains happy with his decision
Manchester City full-back Bacary Sagna insists he does not regret moving to the Etihad Stadium, despite struggling for regular game time since leaving Arsenal.
Sagna joined City on a free transfer after his Arsenal contract expired in June, but has only played 16 times for the reigning Premier League champions.
The 32-year-old, who was first-choice under Arsene Wenger, has played second fiddle to Pablo Zabaleta, but says he would still make the same move again.
“I see a lot of comments from fans saying I should have stayed at Arsenal but, if I had to do it again, if I had to come back and sign for City, I would have done it again,” Sagna told the Manchester Evening News.
“When I signed I just wanted to come, give the maximum, and give my best for the club thereafter. It’s life, no?
“I got used to be playing every game with Arsenal and here I expected good competition because we have some top quality players.
“Here the squad is very big, so I expected the situation, I expected the rotation and what”s happened, so I’m not surprised.”