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Samir Nasri Biography

amir Nasri is a French international footballer who plays for Manchester City in the Premier League and the France national team. Though he primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and a winger, he has also been deployed in central midfield. Nasri began his football career playing for local youth clubs in his hometown of Marseille. He joined Olympique de Marseille at a very young age and spent the next seven years developing in the club's youth academy at La Commanderie, the club's training center. Nasri made his professional debut in September 2004 against Sochaux. In the following season, he participated in European competition for the first time after playing in the 2005–06 edition of the UEFA Cup. In the 2006–07 campaign, Nasri won the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Young Player of the Year award and was also named to the Team of the Year.. During his time with the club, he has made over 160 appearances. In June 2008, Nasri joined Arsenal on a four year contract. He won the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Fans' Player of the Month award on three occasions and was named to the association's Team of the Year. In December 2010, he was named the French Player of the Year. In August 2011 Nasri joined Manchester City on a four-year contract, his first major honour came in the very first season as the club won the 2011–12 edition of the Premier League. Being a French youth International, he has played on the under-17 team that won the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship. Nasri has represented France at two major international tournaments: UEFA Euro 2008 and UEFA Euro 2012.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Samir Nasri
Nationality France
Position Midfielder
Last Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 8
Career
Clubs
Arsenal Jul 2008 - Aug 2011
Manchester City Aug 2011 - Aug 2016
Manchester City Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
Olympique Marseille Aug 2004 - Jun 2008
Sevilla Aug 2016 - Jun 2017
Antalyaspor Kulübü Aug 2017 - Present
National
France Jan 2007 - Dec 2013
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2011/2012 Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 90
2010/2011 Premier League 30 10 1 4 0 2390
UEFA Champions League 8 2 4 1 0 559
League Cup 4 2 0 0 0 233
FA Cup 4 1 0 0 0 234
2009/2010 Premier League 26 2 4 2 0 1885
UEFA Champions League 6 3 0 0 0 491
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 25
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2008/2009 Premier League 29 6 2 4 0 2404
UEFA Champions League 10 1 0 3 0 861
FA Cup 5 0 0 1 0 276
Total 125 27 11 15 0 9538
Manchester City
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Manchester City
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Olympique Marseille
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Sevilla
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Antalyaspor Kulübü
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National
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France
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 4 1 0 0 0 192
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 8 1 1 0 0 566
European Championship 4 1 0 0 0 282
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 2 0 0 0 0 91
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 4 1 0 1 0 236
European Championship 2 0 0 0 0 28
Total 24 4 1 1 0 1395

Samir Nasri Latest News & Articles

Samir Nasri: Where did it all go wrong for the 'next Zidane'?
Samir Nasri: Where did it all go wrong for the 'next Zidane'?
At just 30-years-old the playmaker's top-level career has vanished with a move to relative obscurity, with Man City happy to see him go.
Samir Nasri: A footballer unwanted by both club and country
Samir Nasri: A footballer unwanted by both club and country
Once dubbed the 'next Zidane', Nasri finds himself in a situation no player with his skills ought to be in
5 players you forgot were still in the Premier League
5 players you forgot were still in the Premier League
Here are five players you would have never known are still at Premier League clubs
5 reasons why Kylian Mbappe should sign for Arsenal
5 reasons why Kylian Mbappe should sign for Arsenal
Arsenal have chiselled some youngsters into stars in the past and there's no reason why Mbappe can't be another one of them.
La Liga 2016/17: FC Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla, Player Ratings
La Liga 2016/17: FC Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla, Player Ratings
A detailed look into how the players performed in a La Liga clash between FC Barcelona and Sevilla.
Jamie Vardy's theatrical fall - Where's the moral police now?
Jamie Vardy's theatrical fall - Where's the moral police now?
Is every English footballer not named Joey Barton placed on a moral pedestal higher than the rest of the world?
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup: 16th March 2017
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup: 16th March 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news from across Europe.
Funniest tweets as Jamie Vardy gets Samir Nasri sent off
Funniest tweets as Jamie Vardy gets Samir Nasri sent off
The Word Muppet was invented purely for Sami Nasri
How Arsene Wenger slowly destroyed Arsenal's ambition
How Arsene Wenger slowly destroyed Arsenal's ambition
Wenger's side have settled for mediocrity and don't have the appetite to win real trophies.
5 key fixtures that will define the La Liga title race
5 key fixtures that will define the La Liga title race
We take a look at 5 key fixtures in the three-horse La Liga title race between Real Madrid, Barcelona and Sevilla.
La Liga 2016/17: Is this the summer of the dancing bullfighters of Seville?
La Liga 2016/17: Is this the summer of the dancing bullfighters of Seville?
Sevilla might just have found the right formula and ingredients to beat Barcelona and Madrid this season.
La Liga 2016/17: Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid: Player Ratings
La Liga 2016/17: Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid: Player Ratings
Goals in the 85th and 91st minute sealed a hard-fought win for Sevilla against the league leaders.
La Liga 2016/17: Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid - 5 Talking Points
La Liga 2016/17: Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid - 5 Talking Points
Sergio Ramos hit another header late in the game, but this time, it was in his own goal.
Copa Del Rey 2016/17: Sevilla 3-3 Real Madrid: Player Ratings
Copa Del Rey 2016/17: Sevilla 3-3 Real Madrid: Player Ratings
Madrid maintain their unbeaten run after coming from behind to secure a draw and qualification to the quarter-finals.
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri expresses desire to play for Real Madrid
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri expresses desire to play for Real Madrid
Samir Nasri is on a season-long loan at Sevilla from Manchester City.
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