Sagna said: "I did [speak to Nasri and Clichy], many times.
"They said - because they knew I was free and they knew I wanted to move - they said to me, 'you should come, because we have a great team and we have a great mentality.
"The players are here to work really hard and to win trophies.'
"So I was thinking about it, so when the opportunity came I just chose the right one.
"I spent seven years in Arsenal and had a great time there but I wanted to start from the bottom again, to work hard again and I think I just chose the best city in England and even in Europe.
"To me, City is a great team, and I'll have to work really hard to get into the team and that's what I'm looking forward to."
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