Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna feels the club's sales of Robin van Persie and Alex Song have left "a lot of questions".
Sagna believes seeing the Gunners lose two key men in quick succession before the start of the new campaign makes no sense.
Speaking to L'Equipe, Sagna said: "Everyone was expecting
"When you see two of the best players from last season leave, you ask a lot of questions. I understand why the supporters are nervous."
Sagna, 29, signed from Auxerre four years ago, and in that time has seen several of his team-mates leave – including duo Gael Clichy and
He continued: "I am the only starting player left from 2007. In May, I watched City's parade on TV. I saw Samir and Gael lift the trophy. I want that [feeling]."
He said: "For the moment, I want to play with Arsenal, and find my level again."
Despite the loss of
Vermaelen is away on international duty with
Meanwhile, midfielder Andrey Arshavin has been linked with a move back to
English Premier League
West Ham United has completed its first transfer of the post-season after signing Romania international fullback Razvan Rat on a free transfer.