Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri credits his form this season to a summer pow-wow with a mentor.

Nasri, however, refuses to reveal the identity of the individual.

"I met with a manager who I talk ­with regularly and who ­understands me, and we already have a good relationship. That made things pretty easy. When you have the talent, it's always there within you - it's just a question sometimes of confidence, and that's probably what I lacked last year," he told the Sunday Mirror.

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