By Chris Harris
Bacary Sagna has been seduced by the "special" nature of the FA Cup and wants to cap his first season in English football with a Wembley appearance.
The French right-back made his Cup debut in the Third-Round win at Burnley earlier this month and is expected to feature when Newcastle visit Emirates Stadium for Saturday's Fourth-Round tie.
Sagna was impressed by the atmosphere and the opposition at Turf Moor and admits that the domestic cups carry greater significance in England than they do in his home country.
"The FA Cup is special," Sagna told Arsenal.com. "Everywhere in England there is a good atmosphere, it is different in France. Also in France the Cup does not mean so much but everyone in England says the FA Cup is important.
"It was a tough game against Burnley. They made it very difficult for us and played a good game. Burnley are a good side and they surprised a lot of people, including us. If they had taken their chance early in the game they could have won.
"I would like to play at Wembley. It is a special place, a great stadium. Everyone in the world knows about Wembley and every player would like to play there. I think we have a good chance to go to Wembley and we want to take it."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source