Man City ace Nasri takes aim at taunting Arsenal fans

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has taken aim at Arsenal fans before the Community Shield today.
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Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has taken aim at Arsenal fans before the Community Shield today.

Nasri, who joined Manchester City in the summer of 2011 after three seasons with the Gunners, fiercely refutes claims that he's a traitor.

Nasri, asked if he was affected by the abuse, said: "I just think it's stupid. I'm not an Arsenal fan. I'm not from London.

"If we want to be honest, we are players and we are just looking at what's the best interest for us and for our career.

"When Manchester City came in it was the best choice to come here.

"Today I have won trophies. I'm really happy about everything and I have a better life.

"So if the fans cannot move on then it's too bad. I'm not trying to have any problem with that. They do what they have to do.

"They love their club. Maybe they see that as treason or I betrayed them. It's not that. I'm not like that. I just looked at what was best for me.

"That's what Bacary Sagna did. That's what Emmanuel Adebayor did. That's what Kolo Toure did. The only reason for the fans is that it has to be for the money.

"But it's not just the money. OK, it's a factor. It's important nowadays. But if someone earns £200,000, £150,000 or £100,000 a week it's not this which is going to make a difference or have an impact on your life."

 
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