West Ham: Samir Nasri signs for Hammers on day doping ban ends

Samir Nasri (heart) made 142 Premier League appearances for Manchester Metropolis

West Ham enjoy signed outdated Arsenal and Manchester Metropolis midfielder Samir Nasri – on the day he completes a doping ban.

The 31-300 and sixty five days-dilapidated Frenchman has been with out a membership since 31 January, after leaving Turkish membership Antalyaspor.

Nasri, who has signed a deal except the pause of the season, served an 18-month doping ban for the usage of an intravenous drip remedy but is available to play again from 1 January.

He won two Premier League titles and the League Cup in six years with Metropolis.

“Coming serve to basically the most aggressive league on this planet, with a team fleshy of ambition with a manager that I know…. it be the very most attention-grabbing job on this planet, and I’m with out a doubt enthusiastic in it,” stated Nasri.

Nasri has made 215 appearances within the Premier League, taking half in for Arsenal from 2008 to 2011 earlier than animated to Metropolis for £25m.

There he accomplished below Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini but fell out of favour following the arrival of Pep Guardiola and spent a mortgage spell with Sevilla.

Pellegrini told the Hammers’ net location: “I’m cheerful to be working with him again.

“He has been working very laborious in fresh weeks to amass his fitness and situation after a lengthy interval without taking half in, and he is now very clear to return to his easiest.”

Nasri was before everything banned for six months for taking an intravenous drip that contravened World Anti-Doping Company principles.

It was alleged that in 2016, whereas on mortgage to Sevilla, he received 500 millilitres of hydration within the create of sterile water containing micronutrient ingredients, which exceeds the permissible limit.

In February 2017, a inquire of by Sevilla for a retroactive therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for Nasri was refused by Uefa.

In August 2018, Uefa prolonged the ban from six to 18 months, backdated to 1 July 2017.

West Ham enjoy the contrivance to extend Nasri’s contract by a 300 and sixty five days.

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