SAMIR NASRI

  • Sergio Aguero signs new fiveyear deal with champions Manchester City August 15, 2014

    London: Argentina striker Sergio Aguero followed the lead of Manchester City team mates Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Samir Nasri and Aleksandar Kolarov by signing a new longterm deal with the club on Thursday. The Premier League champions announced on their website (www.mcfc.co.uk) that the 26yearold Aguero had agreed a fiveyear contract...
  • Disgruntled Samir Nasri says France career is over August 10, 2014

    Manchester City's French midfielder Samir Nasri has decided to quit international football over a breakdown in his relationship with national coach Didier Deschamps and the French media. The 27yearold playmaker won the Premier League last season with City but was left out of the France squad for this year's World Cup...
  • Samir Nasri signs new 5year deal at Man City July 10, 2014

    Manchester: France midfielder Samir Nasri has signed a new fiveyear contract with Manchester City, keeping him at the English Premier League champion until 2019. Nasri was one of City's key players in its run to the league and League Cup titles last season, scoring 11 goals in all competitions and becoming...
  • Samir Nasri, Eric Abidal left out of France's World Cup squad May 14, 2014

    Paris: Samir Nasri, who was instrumental in helping Manchester City to win the Premier League title, was left out of France's World Cup squad when Didier Deschamps unveiled a 23man list plus seven standby players on Tuesday. Nasri, who has a reputation of being a troublemaker and was disappointing in Les...
  • Manchester City clinch their second Premier League title in three years May 11, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City won the Premier League for the second time in three seasons on Sunday, completing their campaign with a comfortable 20 victory over West Ham that lacked any of the drama of their previous title. Unlike the stoppagetime comeback required in the 2012 title decider, goals either side of...
  • Manchester City title hopes in tatters after Sunderland draw April 17, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a crushing blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Everton suffered a shock 3-2 home defeat by mid-table Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to put a huge dent in their...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League April 5, 2014

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before Rickie...
  • Valladolid defeat proves Barcelona only human: Samir Nasri March 11, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri felt "hungover" after the team's shock FA Cup exit but backed his team to bounce back in Wednesday's Champions League encounter against a Barcelona side that has not been at its best either. Nasri, who scored in City's 2-1 shock defeat by Wigan Athletic on Sunday,...
  • Manchester City lose to Wigan Athletic, crash out of FA Cup March 9, 2014

    London: Second-tier Wigan stunned Manchester City for the second straight year in the FA Cup, beating the Premier League giants 2-1 on Sunday to reach the semi-finals and stay on course to retain the trophy. Seven days after winning the League Cup final at Wembley Stadium, City were looking to return...
  • Nasri warns City against Cup defeat ramifications February 24, 2014

    Samir Nasri has warned his Manchester City team-mates that failure to beat Sunderland in Sunday's Capital One Cup final could derail a season that currently has them in contention for four trophies. City beat Stoke 1-0 on Saturday to keep them third in the Premier League, three points off leaders Chelsea...
  • Revenge not a factor in win over Chelsea, says Pellegrini February 16, 2014

    Revenge was not on the agenda for Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini as he watched his side cruise to a 20 victory over Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in the FA Cup on Saturday. City suffered a 10 Premier League defeat by Chelsea at their Etihad Stadium on February 3, but Pellegrini said...
  • Manchester City beat Chelsea 20 to reach FA Cup quarters February 16, 2014

    England: Manchester City powered forward with ease into the FA Cup quarterfinals on Saturday, beating Premier League title rival Chelsea 20 to maintain their quadruple chase. Stevan Jovetic and Samir Nasri provided the goals to avenge a 10 league loss earlier this month against Chelsea, with a formidable City in complete...
  • Mbiwa sorry for Nasri injury and says no intent January 14, 2014

    Paris: Newcastle defender Mapou YangaMbiwa insists he did not mean to hurt Samir Nasri when he hacked down the Manchester City midfielder in the English Premier League on Sunday. Nasri will be out for eight weeks after partially rupturing ligaments in his knee in the second half of City's 20 win....
  • Manchester City's Samir Nasri out for eight weeks with injured knee January 13, 2014

    England: Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri will be out for eight weeks with a left knee injury, robbing the team of one of their most consistent performers for a crucial period of the season. Nasri wrote on his Twitter page on Monday that he partially ruptured ligaments in his knee when...
  • Samir Nasri's brace seals 30 victory for Manchester City against Swansea December 1, 2013

    Manchester: Samir Nasri scored twice as Manchester City maintained their 100 per cent home record and moved to third place in the Premier League with a 30 win over Swansea on Sunday. Inform striker Alvaro Negredo put City in front after eight minutes with a free kick into the bottom...
  • Late goals help Manchester City sink bottom club Plzen November 28, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City kept up the pressure on Bayern Munich at the top of Champions League Group D with a 42 victory over Viktoria Plzen at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Although City dominated they lacked finesse in front of goal. The hosts took the lead on 33 minutes when Sergio...
  • Classy Manchester City thrash Newcastle 40 August 20, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City started their Premier League campaign in scintillating fashion on Monday with a stylish 40 win at home to 10man Newcastle United that will ring alarm bells for the rest of their title rivals. With City spending around 90 million pounds on attacking talent for new manager Manuel Pellegrini,...
  • Football Transfers: Tuesday's latest news and rumours June 18, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City's new boss Pellegrini targets Robben, Sneijder: Report Manchester City's newlyappointed manager Manuel Pellegrini is planning to bid for Dutch internationals Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder, a...
  • City beat Chelsea 21 to set up FA Cup final with Wigan April 14, 2013

    London: Manchester City reached the FA Cup final by beating defending champions Chelsea 21 in a freeflowing game at Wembley on Sunday to maintain their only remaining hope for a trophy this season. City dominated much of the first hour and went 20 up through goals by Samir Nasri and Sergio...
  • City hope to have Nasri and Clichy back for Norwich December 28, 2012

    Midfielder Samir Nasri and defender Gael Clichy should be available after injury for Manchester City's Premier League trip to Norwich City on Saturday. The duo missed the champions' 10 defeat at Sunderland in midweek that meant secondplaced City dropped seven points behind leaders Manchester United. "Samir and Gael are back on...
  • Wenger promises to stick to Arsenal transfer policy December 13, 2012

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has pledged to stick to his policy of developing players within the Premier League club rather than splashing out large sums of money on transfer fees. Wenger, whose team were dumped out of the League Cup on Tuesday by fourth tier Bradford City, faces the...
  • Arsenal struggling with lack of quality players October 25, 2012

    London: For Arsenal it seemed their chickens came home to roost as their proud record of never having lost to foreign opposition at the Emirates Stadium ended with a whimper on Wednesday. Their 20 defeat by Schalke 04 may not prove terminal to their hopes of reaching the last 16...
  • Ajax stun Manchester City 31 in Champions League October 25, 2012

    Amsterdam: Ajax came from behind to stun Manchester City 31 after goals from Siem de Jong, Niklas Moisander and Christian Eriksen on Wednesday, leaving the English club last in Group D of the Champions League. Borussia Dortmund lead the group with seven points after beating Real Madrid 21 in the...
  • City beat Chelsea 32 to win Community Shield August 12, 2012

    Birmingham: Manchester City scored three secondhalf goals to beat 10man Chelsea 32 on Sunday in a badtempered Community Shield, the traditional start to the English football season. Fernando Torres put Chelsea ahead in the 40th minute, but the game turned after his teammate Branislav Ivanovic was sent off just moments later....
  • Samir Nasri apologises for foulmouthed rant June 27, 2012

    Paris: France midfielder Samir Nasri on Tuesday issued an apology for insulting a journalist after his team was knocked out of the Euro 2012 quarterfinals by Spain last Saturday. "Too many untruths circulate at the moment. May the fans, and the children in particular, know that I regret sincerely that my...
  • Samir Nasri stays in to avoid Arsenal female fans February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has revealed that he is forced to stay in to avoid the attentions of his frenzied female admirers. Nasri on Thursday spoke out about the reclusive lifestyle he is forced to live, not because of an ascetic devotion to the 'Beautiful Game', but rather through...