Photo: Former Arsenal teammate visits Samir Nasri in hospital

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Samir Nasri has at least one friend from his Arsenal days...

 

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Samir Nasri did not leave Arsenal on the best of terms.

The Frenchman forced through a move to Manchester City in 2011, shortly after teammate Cesc Fabregas had signed for Barcelona.

He went onto sour his connection with the Gunners further with a series of comments about the club, including telling beIN Sport [via the Guardian]: "I don't regret leaving Arsenal. I won the league while Arsenal have difficulty finishing fourth."

He remains good pals with one ex-Arsenal player though, as he illustrated via his Instagram page at the weekend.

Nasri is currently sidelined until 2016 with a tendon injury in his right leg - reported SkySports, and has undergone an operation.

Former Gunners teammate Marouane Chamakh paid him a visit over the weekend to keep his spirits up - while Nasri is almost unrecognisable due to his bleached blonde hair.

Nasri posted: "Just had surgery everything went really well hopefully will be back in 4 to 6 months. Look who came to visit me @chamakhofficial29"

Chamakh, now 31, currently plays for Crystal Palace, but has yet to feature this season after struggling with injuries himself.

Perhaps he was giving Nasri some advice for coping with spells on the sidelines, or even reminiscing about playing under Arsene Wenger.

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