The French midfielder suffered a knee problem on January 12 which was expected to see him sidelined for up to eight weeks but it is believed that he is close to a comeback ahead of the Round of 16 home clash with the Catalan giants on February 18.
"We will see in the next few days, up until Saturday. I think there is a chance," said City boss Manuel Pellegrini when asked if Nasri could get up for then Barcelona fixture.
Nasri completed a full training session on Tuesday and posted on Twitter that he was thrilled to be back with the first team.
Happy to be back with the team,first full session cant wait to be back in the squad thank you for your http://t.co/ciD2qEJ82t— Samir Nasri Official (@SamNasri19) February 11, 2014
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