VIDEO: Arsenal hate figure Nasri abused by angry Gunners fans on walk to Emirates… and flop striker Chamakh is left to act as his bodyguard!
11:27 GMT, 14 January 2013
19:32 GMT, 14 January 2013
It seems Arsenal fans still haven't forgiven Samir Nasri's acrimonious split with the club 18 months ago.
After just three years in north London, the Frenchman forced a move to Manchester City where he has since won the Premier League title.
His name still rings around Emirates Stadium on matchday, though it's sung in far more derogatory terms than it once was.
*Scroll down to see video of the altercation
Gunner get nasty: Arsenal fans turned on Marouane Chamakh and Samir Nasri as the pair walked to Emirates Stadium on Sunday before the Manchester City match
And on Sunday, with Nasri's new club in town, the midfielder was back on his old stomping ground. He was there as a fan, though, due to the suspension he received for a red card a Norwich last month.
Rather than arrive under the cover of his car or team coach, the 25-year-old opted to walk to the stadium, a decision which backfired as he was heckled and at one point even accosted by angry home support.
But springing to his defence was, of all people, former team-mate Marouane Chamakh, himself far from popular at the Emirates, and currently on loan at West Ham.
In a video posted on Twitter and YouTube, Nasri can be seen, and heard, coming under a barrage of abuse along Hornsey Road.
As the stadium comes into focus on the amateur footage, one man made for the France forward only to be yanked away by the tall Moroccan.
The pair then swiftly disappeared into the belly of the stadium.
VIDEO Nasri abused by angry Gunners fans
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