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'New Zidane' set for £11million move to Arsenal

PUBLISHED: 09:22 28 May 2008 | UPDATED: 15:06 07 September 2010

BY JEM MAIDMENT Arsène Wenger expects to seal his first signing of the summer, Marseille playmaker Samir Nasri, with a timely reminder he has plenty of money left to spend. The France international, the 2007 Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year, is mulling over an £11million

Arsène Wenger expects to seal his first signing of the summer, Marseille playmaker Samir Nasri, with a timely reminder he has plenty of money left to spend.

The France international, the 2007 Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year, is mulling over an £11million move to The Emirates and Wenger expects a positive decision before the start of Euro 2008.

Nasri, dubbed the 'new Zinedina Zidane' in France due to his silky skills and Algerian heritage, is in Les Bleus' provisional 30-man squad for the tournament.

His agent Jean-Pierre Bernes, told local television station LCM this week: "Arsenal's offer has caught his interest from a sporting point of view. I think that in his career plan, it is something very interesting for him.


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