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Samir Nasr, who had previously played for both Arsenal and Manchester City has found a brilliant form since moving down to Sevilla.

However, despite his new exceptional form, the midfielder has said he has no plans of making a return to the France national team.

This came on the heels of calls for his recall to play at the international level by fans who were impressed by his new performance with Sevilla. Since moving from Manchester United to Sevilla, the 29-year old player had made headlines in the La Liga.

The playmaker had this to say in reply to the numerous calls for his recall to the international level

“I wouldn’t go back even if my dad was in charge. I have said it 100 times and I am a man of my word. When I say something I don’t go back on it.”
Also, Nasri, when he walked from the national team two years ago, had said,

"I was thinking about retiring in 2012 after the European Championship and now it’s just a confirmation of what I was thinking. I have just turned 27 but let’s face it, let’s be honest, as long as he [coach Didier Deschamps] is going to be the manager I don’t think I have a shot after everything that has happened.”

Nasri would not be the first player to have ditched the team after being caught up in a row with Coach Didier Deschamps.

Nasri, who recently put his house on sale, was in the last weekend game between Sevilla and Barcelona – a keenly contested one – which saw Barcelona come up from trailing behind, to scoring an equalizer, and finally putting a nail in the coffin as they scored another to make it 2-1.

Vitolo had earlier scored for Sevilla in the 15th minute of the game but they were unable to hold the score line down, as Lionel Messi equalized and Luis Suarez scored the winning goal.