Date:28th June 2019 at 7:07am
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Birthdays are easy excuses for celebration – but not in this case.

As former Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri turned 32 on Wednesday, attempts at sending well-wishes to the Frenchman were quickly shot down by an angry barrage of unforgiving Gunners supporters.

Presumably still holding a grudge over the nature of the former midfielder’s exit (in which he insulted the club’s fans), Arsenal fans needed no invitation to express their long-standing disdain for Nasri.

Signing in 2008, Nasri started to make his name in English football and his efforts in the 2010/11 season earned him a move to Manchester City the following summer – where he went on to win two Premier League titles.

Moving to their Premier League rivals for almost £25m has not been forgotten by these Arsenal fans, who still seem hurt by his decision to fulfil his potential elsewhere following something of a breakthrough campaign at The Emirates.

So as his special day came around, perhaps it was not too surprising to see the reaction from Gunners supporters who looked a mixture of angry, offended and confused at the attempt to wish their former player many happy returns:


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