Manchester City star Samir Nasri not afraid of PSG

Samir Nasri

During a turbulent season in which Pep Guardiola's imminent arrival was announced, City have struggled domestically, while impressing on the continent.

Manchester City star Samir Nasri has told French publication L'Equipe how he does not fear Paris St-Germain, and that the French champions would struggle to win the Premier League.

The former Arsenal man spoke of how there are no easy games in England:

"It's true they have a big team, but I do not think they are above the others in England. There are no easy games in England, not one. I'd like to see Paris play a Monday night at Stoke, West Ham or at the Emirates against Arsenal."

The Citizen's have been terribly inconsistent after a fantastic start to the Premier League, and they will now look upon the Champions League as their best chance for glory.

Nasri is relishing the encounter with his countrymen, and stoked the fire ahead of City's trip to Paris by suggesting their French opponents are not in the same league as Spanish champions - Barcelona:

"This is Paris, not Barça."

Nasri's comments are sure to guarantee him a hostile reception on Wednesday in the Parc des Princes, as he continues his comeback after a lengthly layoff.

The ex-Marseilles man made a substitute appearance at Bournemouth on Saturday, in what was his first appearance for his club since October, and ironically against the same opposition.

PSG were impressive in their defeat of Chelsea in the last round, and should look to use Nasri's comments as motivation in an attempt to inflict more misery on English sides in European competition. 

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