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​Man City's Nasri cleared to play for Sevilla as drip treatment investigated

Samir Nasri will be able to play for Sevilla while an investigation takes place into the intravenous drip treatment he is said to have received at a Los Angeles clinic, reports Sporting Life.

Enrique Gomez Bastida, director of the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Health in Sport (AEPSAD), said until all the facts are known no sanction can be put in place.

The French playmaker is currently on loan from Manchester City to Spanish side Sevilla.

According to the Drip Doctors clinic, Nasri received its 'Immunity IV Drip', which involves one litre of hydration and is designed to "combat superbugs and common viruses".

However World Anti-Doping Agency rules state that there is a 50ml limit for active athletes.

Nasri is due to return to Spain this week after spending part of LaLiga's winter break in the United States.

Drip Doctors refused to comment when contacted by Press Association Sport and Manchester City referred enquiries on the situation regarding their player to Sevilla.

A spokesman for the Spanish club said Sevilla had no information beyond what had been reported in the media.

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