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Samir Nasri has told Arsenal he is staying at the club for this season.And Gunners skipper Cesc Fabregas’ future it set to be decided by Monday, with his chances of remaining at the club boosted by Barcelona’s attitude towards his signing.

 
 

Nasri, who has been a £20m target for Manchester City this summer and also courted by Manchester United and Chelsea, has accepted Arsenal’s stance that they will not be selling him. 
 

Boss Arsene Wenger said earlier this month Arsenal did not deserve to call themselves a big club if they let star players like Nasri and Fabregas leave. 
 

And the Frenchman has the support of the board, with members accepting midfielder Nasri can leave on a free next summer if he does not sign a new contract.  
City tried to entice Nasri with a deal worth £160,000 a week but the France international has agreed to put his future on hold for another year.  
Starsport revealed last week that the club were set to up their pay offer from £90,000 a week to £115,000 but Nasri knows he will be in a strong position next summer if he lets his contract run down.
 
 

He will command a signing on fee of around £10m plus big wages if he becomes a Bosman free.

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