Bacary Sagna joins Serie A strugglers Benevento

Bacary Sagna has joined Serie A side Benevento

Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna has joined Serie A’s bottom team Benevento for the rest of the season, with an option for a further year.

The 34-year-old has been without a club since leaving Manchester City last summer.

Sagna, who has 65 caps for France, made over 260 appearances in the Premier League for City and Arsenal.

His last match in England was in May 2017.

Sagna began his career at Auxerre, before transferring to Arsenal for £7 million in 2007.

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In 2014, shortly after winning the FA Cup, his first trophy at the club, he made a move to Manchester City.

A full international since 2007, he was selected by France for two FIFA World Cup tournaments and one UEFA European Championship.

Sagna was born in Sens to Senegalese parents.

He is a Muslim and has three children with his wife, Ludivine, who is from Auxerre

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