Pellegrini Nasri must prove his fitness for West Ham deal

first_imgWest Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini insists they remain interested in signing Samir Nasri if he can prove his fitnessThe former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder is currently training at West Ham in a bid to be awarded a contract.Reports suggest that a six-month deal with a weekly wage of £80,000-per-week is up for grabs at the London Stadium.But Pellegrini is adamant that Nasri will have to work hard for it till the end of the year to convince them he is worth every penny.The Frenchman hasn’t played a competitive match in 18 months after FIFA banned him in 2016 for breaching World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…But Nasri will be free to play football again in January and has already undergone a medical with West Ham earlier this month.“We will see,” said Pellegrini on Sky Sports, when asked if he expects Nasri to join West Ham.“Samir Nasri is working with us after a long ban. We are giving him a hand to return to football.“I hope that from now until the end of the year he will be fit and if that is the case we will try to keep him here at West Ham.”Meanwhile, Hammers defender Pablo Zabaleta has backed the signing of his former City teammate.last_img