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Did Nuri Sahin Fail at Real Madrid?

BR - Arsenal are set to sign Nuri Şahin on loan from Real Madrid after José Mourinho said the Turk could leave the Spanish giants.

Sealing Şahin on loan coupled with the impending signing of Santi Cazorla will turn the Gunners into serious title contenders.

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RGB3611d ago (Edited 3611d ago )

I wouldn't say so, he came injured so a starting role wasn't going to happen. When he returned from injury he had competition for his role in the squad.

Alonso, Khedira (surprisingly), di Maria, Ozil and Ronaldo are the first choice midfield everyday of the week so he needed to show why he should replace these players in training and the odd game fit. He didn't and was a sub at best.

Failed, no... didn't succeed due to injury, yes.

**Off topic**
Khedira out - Javi Martinez in! Seriously Mou!

RGB3611d ago

This video, featured in the story also, shows Şahin's classic. He just needed to show it more often.

freeduck3610d ago

Good point, injuries and competing against better players is what this guy had to go through. he has too much quality to stay on the bench