Manchester City boss Pepe Guardiola has already been making his mark with his new club by laying down strict guidelines on diet and weight limits.
Midfielder Samir Nasri had been explaining the changes earlier in the week and how overweight players would not be allowed to train with the first team.
It now appears that the former Arsenal player was one of the squad Guardiola had in mind with his new rules.
"He arrived a little bit overweight. He is much better now. He fights a lot in these weeks, explained the City coach.
"There is still a little bit of weight. Last season he was injured in the season. We want to avoid that. We want the players on the pitch to be fit.
"We want their weight to be in the right place where they can run 90 minutes like Fernandinho and Kolarov and the others. Hopefully in the next two weeks he will be OK."