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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.

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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