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Europe’s worst team trying to assemble Arsenal’s side from 2010

Serie A side Benevento have already signed Bacary Sagna - and now they want a few of his old Gunners team-mates

Benevento have found it pretty hard going amongst the big boys in Serie A this season.

The Italian minnows have won just twice all campaign, racked up a measly seven points and are technically the worst team in Europe’s top five leagues.


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Benevento haven’t had much luck this season

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Benevento haven’t had much luck this season

Even a last-minute equaliser from their goalkeeper against AC Milan couldn’t inspire an upturn in fortunes.

But they’re going for it in the transfer market in a bid to pull off an unlikely escape act from relegation.

After Bacary Sagna agreed to join the Serie A basement side for the rest of the season, Benevento are going after two of his former team-mates.

Sagna has already agreed to the deal

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Sagna has already agreed to the deal

According to Calciomercato, they’re looking to add Samir Nasri and Alex Song – both free agents – as well in the coming days.

Manchester City misfit Nasri spent just six months at Antalyaspor this season before terminating his contract last week.

Nasri could follow Sagna to Italy

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Nasri could follow Sagna to Italy

And Song left Rubin Kazan over a wage dispute and was even training with Arsenal last week to help build his fitness levels.

Song fell out with Rubin Kazan

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Song fell out with Rubin Kazan

It would mean three of Arsenal’s 2010/11 squad are back together again attempting to pull off the most improbably escape mission in Serie A history.

Emmanuel Frimpong, Sebastien Squillaci and Nicklas Bendtner should all expect calls over the next week then…


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