Marseille return interests Samir Nasri

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Manchester City's Samir Nasri has admitted that he would like to return to former club Marseille or make a move to the MLS in the future.

Nasri, 26, has two years remaining on his contract at the Etihad but has spoken of his desire to return to boyhood club Marseille or make the switch to America in the long-term.   

A big fan of Marseille, where he started his career before moving to England with Arsenal and now Manchester City, the French international told L'Equipe as reported on ESPN: 

"Clearly, economic reality stops me from thinking about playing at OM right now.

"In the future, I don't know yet. I would like to discover the MLS. I love American culture."

On Marseille, he added: "Why not in a few years? I've seen the Stade Velodrome half-finished. When the work's done, I feel sorry for opposing teams."

For now though, Nasri must concentrate on his City career and try and force his way into new manager Manuel Pellegrini's plans. Thus far in the Premier League this season, Nasri has yet to start a game for the Citizens. 

Nasri though remains confident that he is part of Pellegrini's plans and is eager to help the team achieve success after a disappointing campaign last season. 

"I had a talk with Manuel Pellegrini. We'll see what happens," Nasri said. "He came to me the first day and told me that he was counting on me, that I would be an important player, that I was going to play.

"We'll see - I'm not worrying about it. If I'm good, the coach will play me. He's just arrived. He has to get results."

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