Samir Nasri undergoing West Ham medical ahead of short-term deal

Two-time Man City Premier League winner undergoes West Ham medical – report

He will be reunited with Chilean coach Manuel Pellegrini, whom he played under at Manchester City.

The West London club have developed a reputation for signing ageing players on big money, Pablo Zabaleta, Patrice Evra, Joe Hart etc, and it looks like Nasri will join Manuel Pellegrini's side on a short term deal for a reported £80,000 a week.

According to the BBC, Nasri is due to have a medical at West Ham and will be able to play for the Hammers from January next year, when his 18-month doping ban comes to an end. The former France global received the treatment in December 2016 while on holiday.

Nasri could add some inventive spark to West Ham's midfield, but his fitness levels could be an issue given the amount of time he has gone without playing professional football.

Nasri was given a six-month ban by UEFA over the intravenous treatment in February before it was extended to 18 months in August, with the suspension backdated to July 1, 2017.

Nasri has not featured for any club since representing Turkish side Antalyaspor past year.

After the global break, West Ham entertain Nasri's former club and current league leaders Manchester City at the London Stadium.

The club suspended Phillips last month after he attended a DFLA march through central London and later defended the group - which has been accused of Islamophobia and racism - in a series of posts on Twitter.

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