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

The French defender is happy to be playing again after making his comeback in the youth team's win against Reading after playing 61 minutes of football before being substituted

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jak3y13oy3398d ago

how did he get in the under 21's if he's 29!? :L

karim3398d ago

Few people take U21-18 games seriously, clubs sometimes use those games to play players back from injuries, in this case Sagna to get them fit

no_more_heroes3397d ago

you're allowed to field a max of three players over the age limit.

PaPa-Slam3396d ago (Edited 3396d ago )

I never knew that, but it doesn't make any sense.

No other sports does this. I Think!

no_more_heroes3396d ago

It's presumably done to have the kids play alongside that extra bit of experience, which can only help them to be honest. Terry Burton (Arsenal U-21 coach) mentioned as much after our side's 2-0 win over Reading.