Man City midfielder Nasri: I let down the kids

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has assured France coach Didier Deschamps his stroppy ways are over.

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has assured France coach Didier Deschamps his stroppy ways are over.

The 26-year-old Manchester City player was handed a three-match ban for a foul-mouthed rant at the French media following Les Bleus' dismal showing at Euro 2012.

"For a year I lived in uncertainty but, more importantly, I did not deserve to be recalled," he told L'Equipe.

"I had my worst season since turning professional. I was proud but inside I was hurting. I've suffered and will never do it again.

"I particularly regret tarnishing my image with the kids, who looked on me as a superhero. I don't want them to do what I did. I crossed the line.

"However, I can promise Deschamps that during our time working together he will have no problem with me."

 
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