Manchester City and France international Bacary Sagna says he is focused on the new season under Pep Guardiola.

He also revealed that he was still haunted by the defeat at the Euro 2016 despite being host and making it to the final.

The 33-year old defender has enjoyed a decent level of success in his career but as he ages he would have a difficult time getting regular time under Guardiola but has continued to insist that he would fight for his shirt at the club. The player who has been enjoying his summer holiday in Miami says he highly respected coach is keen on changing the club for good and he is looking forward to it.

On Guardiola, Sagna said “he is very famous all over the world. He is a very respected manager.” He added that he looked forward to their forthcoming season under him especially as he is one of the best at the moment. He promised allegiance to him and said he would give his best to learn under him.

“We will try to grow as a team, step by step and we’ll try to end up as champions at the end of the season,” Sagna added.

He spoke to reporters whilst he enjoyed his holiday with Daniel Niculae, his former Auxerre team mate. They enjoyed their time at the Black Sea resort of Mamaia in the south eastern part of Romania. Sagna was pictured having a swim with his wife, Ludvine Sagna.

On Ronaldo’s injury, he said he felt bad for the star player as it was never good when such a big player got injured. He added that the team mates of Ronaldo were thinking of him and gave their best because of the incident. He added that he cried after the game as it was a big opportunity to win something for the country.