Samir Nasri has warned Manchester City to wake up and catch up with Chelsea before it is too late to reclaim the title. Manchester City are second in the table, seven points behind Premier League front-runners Chelsea. Last season’s champions drew 1-1 on Saturday against Hull City to extend their run of winless games to 5. Manchester City won the title last season despite being nine points behind Liverpool until ‘The Reds’ faltered at a vital stage in the league. However, midfielder Samir Nasri believes that history is unlikely to repeat itself and Chelsea are not likely to drop points. The City midfielder has urged his teammates to get their act together and catch-up with Chelsea as quickly as possible. However, the former Arsenal player admitted that it will not be easy for Manchester City as they visit Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium on Wednesday. “We have to wake up and do the job now before it’s too late,” Nasri told […]

Samir Nasri has revealed that he met Sir Alex Ferguson to discuss a possible transfer to Manchester United in 2011 before deciding to leave Arsenal for Manchester City. Samir Nasri revealed that he discussed a move to Manchester United before joining Manchester City but rejected the move because he didn’t want to upset Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. The Frenchman said that the then manager Sir Alex Ferguson asked him to ‘go to war with Arsenal’ in order to join the Red Devils. “We met with Sir Alex in Paris, in a hidden place, out of sight, so as not to fuel the rumours,” Nasri told beIN Sports. “But there was one thing that was a problem; I was asked to go to war with Arsenal to be able to join. I could not see myself doing it, especially with Arsene Wenger. “After Man City showed their interest. [Roberto] Mancini called me every day during the holidays. I then decided that they really […]