Samir Nasri in full honeymoon: loaned to Seville replay and find s “affection” the French quickly attracted his new team, he already appears as a central element before facing Lyon Tuesday, September 27, in League champions .
It only took a month for the attacking midfielder of 29 years proves he was right to leave Manchester City, where competition was too strong, and to restart in the south of Spain . A pass decisive last Tuesday when victorious derby against Betis (1-0), a first goal in La Liga Saturday in Bilbao (3-1) … Nasri quickly made its mark.
Football: Samir Nasri bounces in Seville
The praises of the Spanish press
And this strong character, sometimes unloved in France and England for his attitude has attracted the Spanish press acclaim for his performances and his involvement. The Seville sports paper Estadio Deportivo praised his “full class actions” the newspaper’s website ABC de Sevilla found that Nasri was “the team’s flagship” Bilbao.
This will probably change the English tabloids, which had been dubbed the “Fat Sam” because he had returned from vacation with a few extra kilos, and misunderstandings chronic with the Blues, who did more called from his 41 e selection in November 2013. “I need people bring me great affection. [Séville] is a family club and that’s what I need “he warned in his presentation in early September.
What has also changed for Nasri is having the confidence of his coach.
A City, the arrival of Pep Guardiola had even blocked her horizon, although the Catalan ensured otherwise. In Seville, the exuberant Jorge Sampaoli not say enough about the French. “He will we bring a lot this season,” launched the Argentine technician Saturday. “It is the team’s guide and we are very excited that we bring this ” more “ needed by the team in terms quality.
“Having an impeccable lifestyle”
As playmaker old or as eccentric midfielder, Nasri is free to move on the ground. And the native of Marseille seems taste again the pleasure of play after months of struggling in Manchester, between injuries and personal problems.
“Last season was difficult for me in every sense, on the field with my wounds and my privacy I have had problems which remain private, told the former Gunner Arsenal . Today I have one obsession: it is to be good in the field. It requires having an impeccable lifestyle. “
Caught by a viral infection, Nasri had failed participate to zero obtained at Juventus Turin (0-0) two weeks ago. But it is now in good shape, ready for do his debut in the Champions League under his new jersey Tuesday against Olympique Lyon at the Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium. And its short-term objective is simple: treat again on land. “I’m going beat for this club and all to hoping score goals and have fun” summed Samir Nasri , also under the spell of Seville.