Samir Nasri

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Apr 2nd, 2013
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SAMIR Nasri’s inconsistency drives Roberto Mancini mad – to the point where the manager wants to punch him! The Blues boss said the Frenchman, who had a sparkling game in the 4-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday, needs to turn it on more often. Nasri has been criticised this season for a lack of commit...
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Aug 20th, 2012
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Roberto Mancini says he could make a move into the transfer market for a striker as he was left “worried” by a knee injury to Manchester City hero Sergio Aguero. The club’s record signing – and man who scored the winning goal to make them Premier League champions – was taken off on a stretcher [&hell...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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Barcelona have confirmed they have agreed a €19million (£15m) fee with Arsenal for midfielder Alex Song. Song, 24, sat out the Gunners’ 0-0 draw with Sunderland in their Premier League opener earlier on Saturday and will now fly to Spain to undergo a medical on Monday. The Cameroonian midfielde...
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Aug 16th, 2012
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Barcelona are reportedly close to agreeing a £15million fee with Arsenal for Cameroonian midfielder Alex Song. Reports claim the Gunners are ready to saction the sale of their midfield enforcer after their valuation for the 24-year-old was met following talks with Barca officials on Wednesday. News o...
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Sweden 2 (Ibrahimovic 54, Larsson 90) France 0 France drifted into the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 despite second-half goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Sebastian Larsson providing a rousing Group D send-off for already-eliminated Sweden. Laurent Blanc’s men were second best throughout as they blew t...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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France coach Laurent Blanc said he did not know who Samir Nasri was targeting when he screamed “Shut your face” after scoring the equaliser in last night’s 1-1 draw with England. The Manchester City midfielder struck in the 39th minute at Donetsk’s Donbass Arena to cancel out Joleon Lescott’s opening...
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Jun 11th, 2012
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This was a night of a few concerning points, over losing the ball, defending deep and lacking sufficient guile, but ultimately this was a night of one very good point. England hit the Group D ground running, not stumbling, drawing against technically superior opponents. This was a night of quiet sati...
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Jun 10th, 2012
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England look to open their EURO 2012 account with a win over dark horses France despite the absence of Wayne Rooney. Date: Monday 11th June 2012 Venue: Donbass Arena Capacity: 52,518 Kick Off: 17:00 Referee: N.Rizzoli Probable Line Ups: France: Lloris; Debuchy, Rami, Mexes, Clichy; Cabaye, Diarra; Ri...
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May 25th, 2012
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France’s extensive group of attackers face a big test on Saturday in their quest to make manager Laurent Blanc’s squad for Euro 2012. Blanc and his players will host Iceland in Valenciennes in the first of three friendlies France will play before the European Championship starts on June 8...
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May 17th, 2012
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Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri believes that he will be welcoming Lille star Eden Hazard to the club this summer. The Belgium international has been strongly linked with moves to the Etihad Stadium as well as the club’s local rivals Manchester United. “I think Hazard will come to ...