Ilkay Gundogan’s wife Sara Arfaoui admits she misses Manchester in sexy photoshoot

Ilkay Gundogan’s wife Sara Arafaoui reminisced about her time in Manchester in Prime Video’s “Married To The Game” docuseries | Credit: Instagram

Ilkay Gundogan’s wife Sara Arfaoui admits she misses Manchester in sexy photoshoot

David Ben 12:30 - 29.02.2024

Sara Arfaoui, the wife of Barca midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, has expressed fond memories of her time in Manchester.

Sara Arfaoui, the wife of Barcelona midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, has expressed her nostalgia for Manchester, despite previously criticizing the city's restaurant scene.

The 29-year-old model, known for her glamorous presence, was captured in a captivating black lingerie photoshoot, where she opened up about her sentiments towards the English city.

Speaking to Prime Video’s "Married To The Game" docuseries, Sara shared her unexpected yearning for the city of her husband’s former team Manchester, saying, “I kind of miss Manchester now.”

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Sara Gundogan poses in black lingerie shoot | Credit: Capture Media Agency

Sara had previously bid farewell to Manchester in a heartfelt Instagram post, expressing gratitude for the love and friendships the city had bestowed upon her and her family.

She also reminisced about arriving in Manchester without expectations but leaving as a wife and mother.

In an Instagram post, Sara wrote, "I can't say much just because I'm not realizing what is happening. All I can say is thank you Manchester for giving us all this love and thank you to our friends. I will miss my City family.”

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Ilkay Gundogan and his wife Sara Arfaoui | Credit: Instagram

Sara also praised her husband, Ilkay Gundogan, acknowledging his remarkable performances on the field.

Ilkay Gundogan’s Transition from City to Barcelona

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Joan Laporta presenting Barcelona new boy Ilkay Gundogan | Imago

While Sara Arfaoui reflects on her fond memories of Manchester, her husband, Ilkay Gundogan, has been making strides, having embarked on a significant career move from Manchester City to Barcelona last summer.

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Sara Arfaoui admits she misses life in Manchester | Credit: Instagram
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Gundogan has created the most chances than any other player for Barcelona this season || Credit: Imago

The German midfielder has shone brightly for the Catalan side, who have struggled to replicate the brilliant form that saw them win the LaLiga title in the 2022-23 campaign.

Gundogan’s departure from Manchester City leaves behind a legacy of success, including memorable triumphs and a treasured bond with the club's supporters having captained the side to a historic quadruple season in 2023.