August 21, 2017 / 1:06 PM / 4 months ago

Man City's Nasri completes move to Antalyaspor

(Reuters) - Samir Nasri has completed his move from Manchester City to Turkish side Antalyaspor, signing a two-year deal, the Premier League side said on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Manchester City's Samir Nasri applauds the fans at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley

Nasri, who scored 27 goals in 176 appearances for City and won both the league title and the League Cup twice, ends a six-year spell at the club.

The 30-year-old was loaned out to La Liga side Sevilla by manager Pep Guardiola at the start of last season in a bid to reignite his career.

The French forward played 30 games for the Spanish team before returning to Manchester during pre-season training.

Nasri excelled in the 2013-14 season, scoring 11 times to help the side capture a second league title in three years.

Despite signing a five-year contract extension in 2014, the former Arsenal player was unable to replicate his high standards from the previous season, failing to secure a regular starting place in the team.

Nasri won 41 international caps for France, scoring five goals.

Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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