Found June 29, 2012 on O-Posts:
Taken from Arsenal Site Samir Nasri was destined for big things when he was snapped up by Olympique Marseille at the age of 17. There were several clubs fighting for his signature including Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea, but Nasri decided to choose his home-town club. After 4 impressive seasons at the French club, Nasri was approached by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. He was a long term admirer of Samir, ever since he watched him play in the 2004 European U17 Championships, in which Nasri contributed two goals to help France win the tournament. Samir Nasri was first introduced to English football on July 11th 2008, when Arsenal signed the midfielder for £12million from Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille. Nasri arrived at the Emirates as young, modest, grateful 22 year old. He had an impressive few years at Stade Velodrome and was loved by the Marseille fans, but he kept his feet on the ground and was ready to make a name for himself in North London. Arsenal scout Giles Grimandi wa...

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