Bassong declares, 'I'm interested in Arsenal'
Newcastle United centre-back Sebastien Bassong has gone on record stating that he is interested in moving to Arsenal in the summer, but insists his plans for a transfer will not hamper his performances for the Magpies.
Speaking to Foot Mercato the Frenchman stated, "Newcastle want to make me sign a contract extension. I`m waiting to see what they`re going to offer me.
"My agent told me about Arsenal`s interest. But I don't think now is the moment to speak about it. I must be focused on my football and on the end of the season, we will see what happens then.
"At the moment I`m 100 percent focused on Newcastle and I don`t see any reason why this would change.
"But I would lie if I said that Arsenal are not a club I`m interested in. But many things can happen before we can speak about a transfer."