Tag: Samir Nasri

Samir Nasri played for Arsenal Football Club. The French midfielder joined Arsenal from Marseille in 2008 for £12m. Nasri left Arsenal for Manchester City in 2011 for £25m. In total, he made 125 appearances for Arsenal and scored 27 goals. Nasri wore the number 8 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on June 26, 1987. Nasri currently plays for Anderlecht.

4 former Arsenal players who are now free agents

There are four ex-Arsenal players currently without a home, so could any of them turn up in the Premier League this season?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Park Chu-Young of Arsenal is congratulated by team mates after scoring his teams second goal of the game during the Carling Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s ‘Banter Era’ begins: Where are they now?

Earlier this week, Gael Clichy spoke about why he left the club, saying he wasn't the only one who left in the summer of 2011 because he didn't feel wanted, so I decided to see who else went during that window only to discover the start of the Banter Era.
Arsenal's French defender Gael Clichy (R) celebrates scoring the fifth goal during their FA Cup fifth round replay football match against Leyton Orient at the Emirates Stadium, London, England, on March 2, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ GLYN KIRK

Who? Former Arsenal star says lots of players felt unwanted at club

Gael Clichy has told the Arsenal podcast that he left because he didn't feel wanted and there were others who left at the same time who felt the same way, so who are they? Let's take a look...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 09: Samir Nasri of Anderlecht in action during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSCA or Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht and KV Mechelen at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on August 09, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Club set to sack former Gunner over his behaviour during lockdown

RSC Anderlecht are planning to sack Samir Nasri over his behaviour during the coronavirus lockdown, as the only player to fail to follow their instructions.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Ex-Arsenal star makes surprising pick between Liverpool and Manchester City stars

Samir Nasri has said he'd prefer to play with Riyad Mahrez than Mo Salah because the latter is more selfish and 'only aspires to score goals.'

How much? Samir Nasri interested in Australia move until he finds out his wages

Samir Nasri looked like he could be about to head to Australia to revive his career after his return to playing with West Ham failed to impress anyone then he found out how little money was available and changed his mind.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Lucas Perez of West Ham United celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at London Stadium on December 4, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

West Ham to ditch 2 former Arsenal stars

West Ham are set to ditch Samir Nasri and Lucas Perez but Jack Wilshere looks to be safe.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Former Gunner admits crying about his career because he 'thought it was over'

Samir Nasri admits he thought his footballing career was over during his recent 18-month ban, before eventually returning to the professional game with West Ham United.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Arsenal hate figure to sign for West Ham on January 1: Wages, deal length...

Former Arsenal wideman Samir Nasri will sign for West Ham when the transfer window officially opens, committing to the club for six months with an option for a further two years.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Samir Nasri of Sevilla and Jamie Vardy of Leicester City butt heads during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Leicester City and Sevilla FC at The King Power Stadium on March 14, 2017 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan hate figure demands £100k-per-week from West Ham

Samir Nasri has allegedly demanded just short of £100kpw to sign for West Ham as he looks to rebuild his career following a lengthy ban for doping.
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Arsene Wenger’s AC Milan denials mean little: 5 times he’s lied before

Arsene Wenger has called reports he is set to take over the AC Milan manager's job 'fake news' but the Frenchman has form when it comes to lying about rumours.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Samir Nasri to Everton: Doping, bans, & denials – what’s going on?

Reports emerged late last week that former Arsenal wide-man, Samir Nasri, could join Everton when his doping ban ends at the end of the month but the club have moved to distance themselves from reports.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Hated former Arsenal forward has doping ban extended

Samir Nasri has had his doping ban extended from six to 18 months the day his ban was supposed to end.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

More bad news for controversial ex-Arsenal winger as he picks up hefty ban

Samir Nasri has received a six-month ban after visiting Drip Doctors in Los Angeles back on Boxing Day 2016.
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Controversial ex-Arsenal winger set for Zenit move

Former Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri could be joining Zenit St. Petersburg after he was released by Antalyaspor.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Struggling Serie A side start negotiations with 2 ex-Arsenal stars after already securing 1

After signing former Gunner Bacary Sagna, Benevento are now in talks with Samir Nasri and Alex Song over the pair joining their old teammate, according to reports.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Clear decision to part ways: Controversial ex-Arsenal winger to terminate contract as 4-year ban...

Samir Nasri is set to terminate his contract with Turkish club Antalyaspor.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

UEFA re-open doping investigation against former Arsenal player

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Samir Nasri's appeal against a doping investigation, allowing UEFA to continue looking into the former Arsenal midfielder who faces a four-year ban.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

5 times Arsene Wenger lied about transfers

Arsene Wenger hasn't always been truthful when talking about transfers. 
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Samir Nasri admits poor personal decisions stopped him 'doing better'

Samir Nasri has admitted he could have made more of his career.
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Former Arsenal midfielder explains why he rejected AC Milan in the summer

Former Gunner, Samir Nasri, has revealed why he turned down the chance to join Italian giants AC Milan this summer and instead signed for Antalyaspor.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal midfielder admits Arsene Wenger wanted to sell him to Paris Saint-Germain

Samir Nasri has said he rejected a move to Paris Saint-Germain so he could join Manchester City in 2011, against the wishes of Arsene Wenger.
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Former Arsenal midfielder exits the Premier League a shadow of the player Arsene Wenger...

Samir Nasri has officially left Manchester City and signed for Turkish side, Antalyaspor.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Supporters react to news of former Arsenal midfielder's shock move

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has been pictured in an Antalyaspor scarf as he looks to complete a move to Turkey this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Samir Nasri set for Antalyaspor move and an end to relevancy

Former Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri is set to join Turkish club Antlyaspor according to a report.

Wenger explains why Arsenal had to sell players between 2006 and 2015

Arsene Wenger has explained why Arsenal had to sell players between 2006 and 2015.

Arsenal ‘traitor’ could be the key to the Gunners signing Seri

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri could help former club Arsenal sign Jean-Michael Seri, with Seri’s side Nice keen on Nasri’s signature, potentially as a replacement for the 26-year-old.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Top 5 biggest Arsenal traitors

With Alexis Sanchez potentially set to force a move away from Arsenal this summer or leave on a free next year, we look back at Arsenal's top five traitors.

5 players Arsenal should never have sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has sealed a permanent move to Juventus, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

5 Arsenal players that shouldn’t have been sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has landed in Juventus ahead of his permanent move to the Serie A club, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.
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Ex-Arsenal playmaker could be available for a bargain this summer

Manchester City are reportedly ready to cut former Arsenal midfielder, Samir Nasri's, asking price due to lack of interest.
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Samir Nasri hits out at Arsene Wenger critics - Blame the players, not him!

Samir Nasri has come out in defence of Arsene Wenger saying that it is the players who should be blamed, not the manager.

Samir Nasri on why Arsenal didn’t win trophies when he was there

Samir Nasri has said that he doesn’t know why Arsenal weren’t competing for major trophies when he was at the club but that it was clear that ‘We did not compete on equal terms with Chelsea and Manchester United.’
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Arsenal fan hate figure remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud

It seems that former Arsenal man, Samir Nasri, remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud, despite the striker having a solid Euro 2016 tournament.

Ex-Arsenal striker calls former teammate 'ugly duckling'

Marouane Chamakh seems to have found his voice after signing for Cardiff City and has been talking about just about every topic under the sun.

Arsenal shorts – Draxler to PSG, Fifa rankings + stars pull out of Legends’...

While actual transfer rumours were swirled, slightly less interesting Arsenal-related stuff was going down elsewhere.

Arsenal fan hate figure set to join Besiktas on loan - report

Samir Nasri looks poised to complete a two-year loan move to Besiktas.

Sunday Arsenal recap: Lacazette injured, Liverpool latest + bitter-sweet Manchester City win

On Sunday, we shifted our attention over the Liverpool after they beat Barcelona 4-0 and, as always, delved into the biggest transfer rumours so you don't have to.

Nasri 'regrets' leaving Arsenal now he's unwanted at Manchester City

Former Arsenal man, Samir Nasri, has been reportedly placed on Manchester City's transfer list after Pep Guardiola decided he was surplus to requirements.

Arsenal used to resemble everything I loved about football, why support them now?

What happens when nothing remains of the club you fell in love with?