Reports: Samir Nasri ‘Undergoing Medical’ At West Ham Ahead Of Six-Month Deal As Drug Ban Nears Completion

Chris Wright

12th, November 2018

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Samir Nasri is on the cusp of returning to the Premier League with West Ham amid reports the French midfielder underwent a medical on Monday morning.

The Evening Standard claim that Nasri has agreed a six-month, £80,000-a-week deal with the Hammers that will be signed should he come through his tests unscathed.

The 31-year-old is a free agent currently serving an 18-month drugs ban which was incurred due to a fateful, extracurricular, intravenous trip to ‘The Drip Doctors’ in Los Angeles back in December 2016 – otherwise known as the greatest night in Twitter history.

The ban is set to expire this December, freeing up Nasri – a former Premier League winner under Manuel Pellegrini at Man City – to restart his competitive career.

With Andriy Yarmolenko out for the long-term, the Hammers are looking for an available replacement – though a fairly expensive, short-term whirl on a banned IV aficionado is still a very West Ham move.

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  1. SangVieux says:

    Forgot about him. Whatever happened to steak, whiskey, cigarettes and women to get a fella riled before a match? Now it’s IV treatments, hair removal, naff tats and yoga retreats.

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