Samir Nasri voted best French player of the year

Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has been voted the best French

player of the year by France Football magazine.

Nasri wasn’t involved in France’s World Cup fiasco. Then-coach

Raymond Domenech left the midfielder out of the squad that crashed

out in the first round in South Africa.

New France coach Laurent Blanc recently said Nasri – who

finished ahead of Chelsea winger Florent Malouda and Lyon

goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in the voting – is currently the best French


The 23-year-old Nasri has already scored 10 goals in the Premier

League and Champions League this season for Arsenal.