Manchester City’s Samir Nasri Says Stan Kroenke Forced Arsenal to Sell: The Nightly EPL

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is stirring up some controversy today, saying that Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke forced Gunners manager Arsene Wenger to sell Nasri to City in 2011.

In an interview with beIN SPORT, Nasri said “Wenger told me that, if Cesc [Fàbregas] left, I would stay but Kroenke wanted the money. The coach told me we’ll only take Gervinho, Cesc was already gone, I had only one year left so I decided to leave.”

Nasri also added, “I don’t regret leaving Arsenal. I won the league while Arsenal have difficulty finishing fourth.”

Somehow I can’t imagine Kroenke forcing Wenger to sell Nasri. If anything, it sounds like Nasri is just trying to stir up some trouble.

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