Samir Nasri on Manchester City radar as Arsenal sell stars

09 August 2011 11:09
Manchester City are stepping up their attempts to lure Samir Nasri before the start of the season.[LNB]Boss Roberto Mancini is ready to make an improved bid for the Arsenal midfielder in the coming days. [LNB] On the move? Manchester City are preaparing another mega-money move to land Arsenal ace Samir Nasri[LNB]City failed with a ?19million bid for the Frenchman earlier in the summer but are still hoping Arsene Wenger will sell.[LNB]French newspaper L'Equipe reported on Monday that Nasri has already agreed a contract worth ?185,000-per week.[LNB] Walking away: Nasri is on national duty with France ahead of their game against Chile in Montpellier[LNB]Wenger does not want to lose Nasri - particularly with his captain Cesc Fabregas also set to join Barcelona - but an offer of around ?25m would tempt him to sell.[LNB]Nasri is out of contract next summer and Wenger would consider selling at the right given he would be able to walk away for nothing in 12 months time.[LNB] Moving on: City have already signed Gael Clichy from Arsenal this summer[LNB]Wenger has already lost Gael Clichy to City in a ?7m deal and is ready to sell Nicklas Bendtner and Manuel Almunia.[LNB]City are keen for further creativity after their unconvincing display in the 3-2 defeat against Manchester United in Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley.[LNB] Plenty to ponder: Roberto Mancini is keen to bolster his squad ahead of the new season[LNB]Despite the arrival of Sergio Aguero up front, they are too reliant on David Silva and Adam Johnson to open up opposition defences.[LNB]And Mancini is determined to land Nasri to beef up options as they attempt to launch a bid for the Barclays Premier League crown, starting at home to Swansea on Monday.[LNB]  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE FANTASY FOOTBALL GAMEThat's my boy! Wenger holds off United to land ?11m Oxlade-ChamberlainNewcastle outcast Barton claims he could face Arsenal after training with first teamYoung says he was Wright to join United despite being a Gunner at heartAll the latest Arsenal news, features and opinionAll the latest Manchester City news, features and opinion [LNB]

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