Manchester City star dismisses Arsenal talk

Nagendra / 06 July 2015

Manchester City winger Samir Nasri have dismissed speculation of him returning to emirates this summer. The Frenchman who moved from Arsenal back in 2011 had a disappointing 2014/15 campaign and was under transfer speculation as he is expected to leave Blues this summer.

City manager Manuel Pellegrini is set to revitalise their squad by signings new players. The likes of Paul Pogba, Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are very much in City’s interest and will FFP sanctions lifted on the Blues, they can only spend big on their transfer targets.

The Citizens are also keen to offload some of their players and Samir Nasri was one such player believes the critics as City already has David Silva and Jesus Navas as their primary wingers in their squad and the addition of Raheem Sterling will only make the situation more complex for Nasri.

However, the 28-year old is keen to fight for his future at Etihad and has taken twitter to dismiss transfer speculations about him returning to Gunners. He tweeted: “Never asked anyone to comeback!! Really happy where I am right now so stop with your silly story.”

In an interview last month, he said: “I signed a five-year contract and everybody at the club wants me to stay. 

“It’s up to the manager. We had an on-and-off season, I had a lot of injuries and I want to take back the chance. But I will be in Manchester, having a great season and winning silverware – that’s what’s going to happen next year.

“I think we’re going to buy some players to try to improve the squad, to improve the depth as well – because if we want to be competitive in all the competitions, we need to have bigger depth in the squad.”

Nasri has made only 24 Premier League appearences for Manchester City last season and was mostly used as a substitute.

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