Samir Nasri says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini made all the difference in this season's title triumph.

Nasri paid tribute to the influence of Pellegrini, who made a huge impact in his first season in England.

Nasri said: "Do you want me to be honest? The atmosphere, the manager and the confidence. That is the difference between last year and this year.

"He trusts the players. The philosophy we played all season is just about all the quality we have in this team, that is the big difference."

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