Nasri reveals Gallas’ unpopularity

William Gallas' future at Arsenal looks even more uncertain after Samir Nasri revealed that several members of the Gunners squad do not even speak to the Frenchman.

Chairman Peter Hill-Wood said earlier in the week that the club were shocked by Gallas' 'extravagant' wage demands. The defender is out of contract at the Emirates Stadium this summer.

Kolo Toure has said in the past that he decided to leave north London and sign for Manchester City last summer as a result of his falling out with Gallas.

"I don't communicate with him, but I'm not the only one at Arsenal who doesn't have any communication with him," Nasri told The Sun."We are four or five, but that doesn't stop us fighting for each other on the pitch.

"You don't get 11 friends in a football team, there are people who have affinities and who get on, but on the pitch we fight for the same cause."

Gallas criticised Nasri in his autobiography for not giving up his seat for Thierry Henry during France's ill-fated Euro 2008 campaign, but the midfielder said of the incident:"Thierry was absent with a back injury and I sat in his seat on the French bus.

"When he came back he said 'Can you get up?' But he said it in a certain way so, to wind him up, I answered 'well, respect works both ways'.

"He then asked if I could stand up. I did and we laughed about it and watched a DVD together. That doesn't explain our Euro 2008 fiasco."

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