Nasri seems to have conned us all…

I don’t care if Samir Nasri leaves. Yes, I would definitely have him stay, but if the bloke does choose to leave, it would make no difference to me. Now I completely understand that players, just like us are human beings, and even they need to support themselves and their family. But one very crucial factor here is that the profession that these players dwell in touch the hearts of millions around the world. And therfore they have to be careful about their actions.

It’s quite similar to politics actually. Why? Because in both fields of work, one ‘has’ to make sacrifices….

I have spoken to a few people about Nasri’s contract details and in short this is what I understood. The French-man was offered  90,000 pounds a week from Arsenal, and this was the clubs first offer. Mind you, 90,000 pounds a week is the same amount RVP gets at Arsenal. Nasri was offered this at first, he sat on it, waited and then refused it. After doing that he came out with this statement :

“Money has never been my motivation. I have always taken my decisions from a football point of view,”

“I don’t want to sign for a club where I wouldn’t be playing the football that I like, where I wouldn’t feel happy, just for the sake of money. We already earn huge wages. The priority is to make a big career and to win titles. This is more important than everything else. I know the value and the meaning of money.

“With no titles under your belt, you can’t be in the list for the Ballon D’Or. I came to England to get trophies because I haven’t won anything in my career, apart from an Under-17 European Championship in 2004.

“We all need to get out of our comfort zone to grow up and test ourselves.”

The player gave  a lot to the club last season. He, for the first half of the season was not only Arsenal’s star man but also a strong contender for player of the season. Then suddenly after the Carling Cup final, everything began to breakdown for him.

Nasri’s performance as a player started becoming average, and he was no longer the Sam of the earlier part of the 2010-2011 season.

Yes, contracts talks between the player and the club did stall for a while. But, then it again resumed with the club offering the same wages as Cesc Fabregas – 110,000 pounds a week. Rumour had it that  Nasri was looking for 120,000 pounds a week.

After a week or so of negotiation and discussions, in short the club told him ‘Fuck you, you French prick, this is the last offer, take it or leave it.’ And gladly  Sam-wise said “No.”

The club has shown intent in the transfer market and signed Gervinho, Jenkinson and Chamberlain. And if rumours are suspected to be true, we may get that defender we always wanted after all.

The main  problem with this Nasri situation is that the man BELIEVES that with Arsenal he will win NOTHING. He believes that he has given whatever he could in an Arsenal shirt and that  it is time to move on. It’s quite easy  to understand that the player wants this, once you read his statement.

I don’t want to sign for a club where I wouldn’t be playing the football that I like, where I wouldn’t feel happy, just for the sake of money. We already earn huge wages. The priority is to make a big career and to win titles.

So, if the priority was to make a huge career and win titles, why can it not be Arsenal ? Let’s look at the difference. Both Man City and Arsenal can offer you champions league football( I think we can beat Udinese), both are in contention for equal number of trophies, and both are title contenders.

Infact, there are only 2 differences between both sides. That being, one plays boring football and another fantastic football. And the other, and the MOST important difference being that one offers you wages as if its offering a cigarette and one offers you wages as if its offering diamonds.  Man City are willing to pay Nasri 185,000 pounds a week. That is 10,000 pounds  more than Fabregas, Wilshere, and Koscielny combined.

Now it is true that I will feel let-down by Samir if he leaves. Because I actually thought he would stick by this team, a team which requires him a lot. But alas, the world works in enigmatic ways, and if it’s not to be, it just isn’t.

I loved Nasri, the way the player conducted himself throughout the first half of the season, and the way he led this Arsenal team. But now he is just a football player, who plays for Arsenal FC. Not a Gunner, JUST a footballer.

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9 Comments on “Nasri seems to have conned us all…”

  1. Thorny says:

    Yeah see ya. hope your career doesnt dwindle at city. fed up with moping wetlegs anyway. get some grit.

  2. shanif says:

    the whole thing you said is true.but i still want him to think about it once more…..
    B’coz we love him that much!!!!!!!!
    Very sad to see he leaving

    • DKD says:

      Its sad to see that these days footballers loyalty lies only with money. Its not that he is getting paid anything less in Arsenal, but what hurts is that 70,000 pounds is enough for a player to change his club…Enough !

  3. shanif says:

    in the other hand…
    Wayne Rooney Age – 25
    Club – Manchester United
    Yearly Salary – £13 million (£250,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £25 million (from Everton in 2004) 2) Yaya Toure Age – 27
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £11.5 million (£220,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £24 million (from Barcelona in 2010) 3) Carlos Tevez Age – 26
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £10.5 million (£200,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £47 million (from MSI Sports in 2009) 4) John Terry Age – 30
    Club – Chelsea
    Yearly Salary – £8 million (£150,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – Free (Chelsea academy player) 5) Emmanuel Adebayor Age – 26
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £7.5 million (£140,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £25 million (from Arsenal in 2009) 6) Frank Lampard Age – 32
    Club – Chelsea
    Yearly Salary – £7.5 million (£140,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £11 million (from West Ham in 2001) 7) Steven Gerrard Age – 30
    Club – Liverpool
    Yearly Salary – £6.5 million (£125,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – Free (Liverpool academy) Rio Ferdinand Age – 32
    Club – Manchester United
    Yearly Salary – £6.5 million (£125,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £30 million (from Leeds United in 2002) 9) Kolo Toure Age – 29
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £6.25 million (£120,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £16 million (from Arsenal in 2002) 10) Gareth Barry Age – 29
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £6.25 million (£120,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £12 million (from Aston Villa in 2009)

    ……..
    If the given records are correct,then why shouldn’t arsenal fc give him 13,0000 per week???????????
    See puyol,xavi and iniesta are seniour players in barca but messi is earning more……
    This is the case in all other big clubs……
    In january rooney tried like this,then his salary increased.
    One more thing is that fabregas no longer will be in arsenal,he may stay maximum of 2 years;i think.after that wage list will be reduced.

    Otherwise arsenal should try for any other deal based on form or som

    • DKD says:

      Sorry but paying more for only 1 player is really stupid. We live within our means, and Nasri should also understand that.

  4. shanif says:

    in the other hand…
    Wayne Rooney Age – 25
    Club – Manchester United
    Yearly Salary – £13 million (£250,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £25 million (from Everton in 2004) 2) Yaya Toure Age – 27
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £11.5 million (£220,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £24 million (from Barcelona in 2010) 3) Carlos Tevez Age – 26
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £10.5 million (£200,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £47 million (from MSI Sports in 2009) 4) John Terry Age – 30
    Club – Chelsea
    Yearly Salary – £8 million (£150,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – Free (Chelsea academy player) 5) Emmanuel Adebayor Age – 26
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £7.5 million (£140,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £25 million (from Arsenal in 2009) 6) Frank Lampard Age – 32
    Club – Chelsea
    Yearly Salary – £7.5 million (£140,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £11 million (from West Ham in 2001) 7) Steven Gerrard Age – 30
    Club – Liverpool
    Yearly Salary – £6.5 million (£125,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – Free (Liverpool academy) Rio Ferdinand Age – 32
    Club – Manchester United
    Yearly Salary – £6.5 million (£125,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £30 million (from Leeds United in 2002) 9) Kolo Toure Age – 29
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £6.25 million (£120,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £16 million (from Arsenal in 2002) 10) Gareth Barry Age – 29
    Club – Manchester City
    Yearly Salary – £6.25 million (£120,000/week)
    Transfer Fee – £12 million (from Aston Villa in 2009)

    ……..
    If the given records are correct,then why shouldn’t arsenal fc give him 13,0000 per week???????????
    See puyol,xavi and iniesta are seniour players in barca but messi is earning more……
    This is the case in all other big clubs……
    In january rooney tried like this,and eventually succeeded
    One more thing is that fabregas will no longer be in arsenal,he may stay maximum of 2 years;i think.after that he will try for a dream move into barca by securing some titles under wenger and wage list will be reduced.

    Otherwise arsenal should try for any other deal based on form or somthing else.
    Or else arsenal should go for by a back deal……
    Because after maximum of 7 months at rich city he will surely get frustrated.it is sure..

    ARSENAL suit NASRI not city…
    NASRI HAVE TO REALIZE IT!!!!!

  5. shanif says:

    pleeas arsene we need trophy…..
    Don’t give up with new rich shits with blank history!!!!!!!!

  6. shanif says:

    the problem is i am not able to see nasri leaving arsenal!!!!!
    I love him that much.

    Can’t even think about watchin him in city’s jursey…….