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It is amazing to be back, says Sagna after appearance for Arsenal Under-21s

Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna is happy to be playing again after making his comeback in a 2-0 win for the Under-21's team against Reading.

The 29-year-old broke his leg for the second time in twelve months against Norwich in May. The right-back has been waiting to make his comeback from injury, and has been working hard to get back to fitness again.

"It is amazing to be back, I have been waiting for this moment for five months," Sagna told Arsenal's official website.
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"This was my target: to come back and play, firstly for the Under-21 team. Everything went well and we won, so I am very happy.

"I have been working really hard. I spent some time in the rehab centre, then I came back and worked really hard with the fitness coach and the physios to be ready to play - and finally I have.

"When you have such a big injury once, you take it, but twice is hard. In my mind I was a bit sad, but the next day I was ready for the challenge, which was to come back stronger and I am in a good way today."

The Frenchman has not set a date yet for a return to first-team action, but he hopes that he will be stronger than ever when he does make his potential comeback.   

"I don't have any target - my only aim is to be ready and bring what I can to my team, to give 100 per cent like always," he added.