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Manchester City's Samir Nasri joins Sevilla on loan

August 31, 2016 19:14 IST

IMAGE: Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates scoring the second goal against Newcastle United during their English Premier League match at Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

Samir Nasri has left Manchester City for Sevilla on a season-long loan, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

Like goalkeeper Joe Hart, who joined Torino on loan earlier, the former French international midfielder does not feature in new manager Pep Guardiola's plans.

Nasri, 29, joined City from Arsenal in 2011 and helped them win two Premier League titles.

Badly affected by injuries last season, he started only four league games, but came on during Sunday's 3-1 win over West Ham United for his 176th appearance.

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