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Nasri relishing title battle

Nasri relishing title battle (©GettyImages)
Nasri relishing title battle (©GettyImages).

Midfielder Samir Nasri believes Manchester City have proved they can stand the heat in the title race.

It was claimed City might be feeling the pressure when, after leading the Barclays Premier League for five months, they surrendered top spot to champions Manchester United. But after losing at Swansea, City showed character against Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League - albeit in a losing cause - and then by coming from behind to beat Chelsea.

Nasri, who scored the late winner against Chelsea, said: "After Swansea we could not say anything. We had a really bad game, they played really well, and we were a little bit tired after the trip from Lisbon. But after that we recovered and we talked, and said a few things, that we came here to win titles."

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