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Former France doc slams Nasri, defends Anelka

August 29, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Former France team doctor Jean-Pierre Paclet has defended Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka's role in Les Bleus' World Cup meltdown and blamed Arsenal's Samir Nasri for causing problems in the team in recent years.

Nasri was not included in the squad for the World Cup, but Paclet alleges that the 23-year-old was a source of a disquiet which dates back further than June after upsetting captain Patrice Evra and senior professionals Thierry Henry, William Gallas and former Marseille team-mate ...

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