Manchester City are set to open contract discussions with midfielder Samir Nasri, with the club keen to tie down the Frenchman by offering him a new long-term contract according to the Express.
The former Arsenal player has just 16 months left on his current deal at the Etihad, but after a fine season under new boss Manuel Pellegrini, has emerged as key player for the Manchester club, who are set to open talks over a contract extension.
The 26-year-old scored City's second goal in their 3-1 League Cup final win over Sunderland last Sunday, with his superb strike proving to be the winner as the Blues came from a goal down to pick up the season's first trophy.
After his £24m move from Arsenal in 2011, Nasri helped the Citizens to capture the Premier League title on a dramatic final day, however his form suffered after falling out-of-favor with former City boss Roberto Mancini.
But a few months on, and with a new manager in charge, Nasri has rediscovered his confidence, and Pellegrini is pleased with what he sees.
City face Wigan tomorrow in a repeat of last season's FA Cup final, with the Premier League giants hoping for revenge after the heartache of May's defeat to the Latics, with a semi-final spot up for grabs.
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