Believe it or not Samir Nasri has only not been a Manchester City player since last summer but already the former Premier League winner could be on his way back to England after a short spell in Turkey.
For quite some time Samir Nasri was one of the best midfielders in the Premier League, being a first team player in both of Manchester City's two Premier League successes following a time at Arsenal.
However in the last few years he lost his way quite somewhat, ended up playing for Sevilla last season on loan, and then was sold to Turkish side Antalyaspor for a ridiculously low €3.5 million for a 30 year old with so much natural talent.
One man who replaced Nasri was Kevin de Bruyne, we sat down for a brief chat with him:
Clearly no one really wanted to pay the Frenchman's wages so he had few other choices than the Super Lig. Things haven't gone well though with his new club currently third bottom.
Nasri though has already been released with club representative Cumhur Arici telling Dogan news agency, "A clear decision has been made for a parting of the ways with Nasri. His manager will come and negotiations will be made on the subject of money owed and we will part company."
Now without a club Tutto Mercato web in Italy, via MCFC Watch, are reporting that West Ham are looking into the possibility of giving Nasri a swift return to the Premier League.
The Hammers are clearly in the market for a creative attacking midfielder and have been trying to sign Inter Milan's Joao Mario and struggles getting that deal through might be the reason for the move for Nasri.
David Moyes has certainly improved things at the London Stadium since taking over from Slaven Bilic with the east London side now in mid table.
However things are so tight when it comes to relegation from the Premier League that they still sit just five points clear of relegation and more attacking intent from Moyes' side wouldn't go amiss.
Nasri could be back in the Premier League sooner than anyone would have expected.
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