Manchester City is closing on a return to full strength with the return of Bacary Sagna and Gael Clichy to the matchday squad.
Manchester City will have to do without Bacary Sagna and Gael Clichy for Tuesday's match against Newcastle after the pair picked up back injuries.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed the club will rely heavily on its youth corps against Chelsea in the FA Cup on Sunday due to a growing injury list.
Manchester City are sweating on the fitness of Bacary Sagna after the French full-back was forced off during the friendly win over Serbia.
In a move that has been widely expected for some time, Bacary Sagna has officially joined reigning champions Manchester City on a three year contract.
The parade of Arsenal players leaving for the riches of Manchester City looks set to continue with Bacary Sagna heavily linked with a free transfer to the newly crowned champions.
France international Bacary Sagna expected to sign a new two-year contract with Arsenal worth £70,000-a-week.
Bacary Sagna has missed out on two consecutive Premier League matches and isn't certain to return for Arsenal's critical trip to the Etihad on Saturday.
Bacary Sagna continues to nurse the hamstring issue that caused him to miss Arsenal's Week 14 win over Hull and it will cause him to miss Week 15 vs. Everton as well.
Bacary Sagna is out of Hull City's visit to the Emirates Stadium today with a hamstring injury. Carl Jenkinson will deputize.
Bacary Sagna and Olivier Giroud both came on as late substitutes in France's huge World Cup qualifying win against Ukraine on Wednesday.
Bacary Sagna, who missed the West Brom match a hamstring complaint, could be involved in Week 8 against Norwich City.
Bacary Sagna will miss Week 7 against West Bromwich Albion and could miss Week 8 after the international break as well as he recovers from a hamstring injury.
Arsenal's defensive injury woes were alleviated by the availability of Bacary Sagna and Keiran Gibbs who were uncertain coming out of the weekend.