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Samir Nasri

28-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier


Birthdate:  June 26, 1987    Birthplace:  Marseille, France    Nationality:  France    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  143 lbs    

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Nasri has been ruled out for the rest of the season because of a groin injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said Friday.

Nasri has been in-and-out of the starting lineup this season, and with a fairly healthy midfield, his absence won't be a huge blow to the Citizens. He finishes the season with only two goals and six assists in 24 appearances, and there has been plenty of talk that he could be playing elsewhere next season.

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Samir Nasri: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

April 24, 2015

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Nasri has been ruled out for Saturday's match against Aston Villa. "Nasri has a muscle injury from the last game," manager Manuel Pellegrini said. "In the last minute, he started playing and he sustained a muscle injury. We hope it's a small problem."

Nasri has been a bit in the doghouse recently, though he was getting playing time because of the injury to James Milner (knee). However, Milner has been cleared to play and will likely start against the Villains.

March 21, 2015

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Nasri is not in the 18-man squad for Saturday's match against West Brom.

After being pulled at halftime of Wednesday's Champions League match against Barcelona, Nasri fails to even make the bench Saturday. He seems to have fallen out of favor with manager Manuel Pellegrini, with Frank Lampard getting a rare start Saturday, leaving David Silva and Jesus Navas on the wings.

February 22, 2015

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Nasri had a goal and an assist during Manchester City's 5-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday.

Nasri got the start in place of the injured James Milner (knee) and made the most of it, constantly finding himself in two-man games with David Silva and Sergio Aguero. Nasri has plenty of talent, but doesn't always get on the scoresheet, which limits his fantasy value for the most part. That being said, he has a goal and assist in back-to-back matches.

February 7, 2015

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Nasri (calf) started and played all 90 minutes of Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Hull City on Saturday, finishing with four shots (one on goal), four key passes, and 10 crosses (two successful).

Nasri got the start ahead of Jesus Navas, though the latter came on after halftime for Fernando. It was a relatively muted performance by City against a struggling Hull side, and they'll need Nasri to produce more Wednesday against Stoke City, their last game before Yaya Toure returns from the Africa Cup of Nations.

February 7, 2015

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Following a calf injury that has kept him out a month, Nasri replaces Jesus Navas in the starting lineup Saturday against Hull City.

All of the Manchester City midfield is dangerous against an opponent as lowly as Hull. Nasri can fill the spot in your lineup formerly filled by Navas.

February 6, 2015

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed Friday that Nasri (calf) is fit for Saturday's match against Hull City.

Nasri suffered the injury Jan. 10 against Everton, but returned to first-team training this week to make himself available to face the Tigers. It wouldn't be surprising if he didn't start, but he's a talented midfielder who can make a fantasy impact in the right circumstance.

February 6, 2015

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Nasri said that he is ready to return this Saturday against Hull after overcoming his calf injury, reports the Daily Mail.

Nasri has missed the last three matches due to the injury, but returned to full training at the beginning of the week.