Arsenal legend and tv pundit Ian Wright believes that former Gunners midfielder Samir Nasri may flourish within the absence of out-going ahead Marko Arnautović at West Ham United.
The Frenchman joined the Hammers this month on a six-month deal and impressed in what was his first league begin for the east London outfit. He offered an help, accomplished three key passes and had a pass-completion charge of 84.4% in opposition to his former employers, as Manuel Pellegrini’s aspect triumphed in opposition to their London rivals 1-Zero final weekend.
There was a lot hypothesis linking Nasri’s teammate Arnautović with a transfer away from the London Stadium, with the Mirror suggesting the Austrian is heading to the Chinese language Tremendous League.
The potential departure of their talisman would deal a big blow to the Hammers, who’re chasing a European spot, however regardless of deeming it untimely to guage Nasri’s impression, Wright insisted that the ex-Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder may step-up and fill the potential void left by the Austrian.
The previous Arsenal striker additionally believed that Nasri may set up a brand new partnership alongside striker Javier Hernández, who has 5 objectives and two assists in 16 appearances for the aspect in all competitions (regardless of lacking the final 5 matches attributable to damage).
“The way in which he performed the opposite day, I do know it’s just one sport, the best way he performs in that quantity 10 position in and round there, and you have somebody like Chicharito who scores all his objectives within the field, if they’ll begin getting themselves in and across the space, he may in all probability match a void for some time.”