Samir Nasri spills the beans on Roberto Mancini fall-out 7 months ago

Samir Nasri spills the beans on Roberto Mancini fall-out

'I insulted him by all names'

Samir Nasri has opened up on a heated dispute he and Roberto Mancini had when the pair were at Manchester City, in which Nasri claimed he 'insulted him by all names.'


Mancini brought the Frenchman to the Etihad Stadium from Arsenal in a £25 million move in 2011. He made over 150 appearances and enjoyed great success in the North West, including the club's first-ever Premier League title which was won by Mancini (and, crucially, Sergio Aguero.)

However, it wasn't always positive vibes between the pair as Nasri recalled a heated argument between the two in a game against Wolverhampton Wanderers in which he revealed he almost threw an object at his then manager.

"In the first half, he kept talking to me. I told him to stop. If you're not happy, you take me out," he told Canal + as per the MailOnline.


"I get ready to go out at half-time. In the dressing room, I take off my shoes and tell Yaya Toure, who is sitting next to me, that if he speaks badly to me, I'll throw my boots at him because the coach used to disrespect and speak badly to players.

"I insulted him by all names. Even his children who sometimes came to play in the reserves or who trained with us."

The former City man then added that he left the country in the aftermath of the argument before the club's president spoke to Nasri directly.

"I left for Paris the next day. Two days later, I was on the bench against Manchester United. The president came from Abu-Dhabi to see us and told Mancini that if I was fit, we would win.


"I returned to the team, and we made up in a private plane that he paid for with me because I had to return from Paris."

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