Samir Nasri to Manchester City: 7 Reasons Why Arsenal Is Now in the Dumpster

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Samir Nasri to Manchester City: 7 Reasons Why Arsenal Is Now in the Dumpster
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Samir Nasri Bows Out

Arsenal supporters must be in despair. It's bad enough not winning any titles for six years. Now to see both of their most influential midfielders leave in a week is heartbreaking.

What on earth goes on in Arsene Wenger's mind? Has he thrown the towel in? Is he on the verge of leaving himself? What effect does all this have on team morale?

Last year they collapsed from a winning position for the EPL title, to barely scrape a Champions League place. They now face losing even that status as Manchester City has surged past them and Liverpool is on the ascend.

Will Samir Nasri's departure be the last straw—for team and supporters? Could they face relegation fears, as Liverpool did last season?

Whatever the outcome, it is already a hard road back. One point from two games; two key players gone; others unsettled; injuries and suspensions; and a very late time for last-minute signings and team stability.

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