West Ham fans discuss Nasri update as banned star impresses Pellegrini

West Ham United are making steady progress heading into the January transfer market, as news emerges Samir Nasri has impressed club bosses.

The former Arsenal and Manchester City star has been working with the Hammers as he nears a return to football following his 18-month doping ban.

He will become eligible to play in the New Year, and the London Stadium outfit became early contenders for his signature when his former manager, Manuel Pellegrini, opened the door for a move.

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Discussions initially stalled when the 31-year-old requested a £95,000-a-week contract, before a decision was made for the player to prove his worth in training.

In the past, Nasri has shown himself to be a gifted individual with quick footwork and the ability to change a game, but often let his side down through his work ethic.

The emerging news from West Ham’s training ground, however, suggests that this is no longer the case as the Frenchman has impressed the Claret and Blues with his attitude and willingness to lower his wage demands to £60,000 p/w.

Pellegrini has been a long-term admirer of the attacking mid, and Nasri’s attitude has certainly impressed these Irons fans…