Oct 2, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium
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Bayern Munich
Negredo (80')
Aguero (42'), Nasri (70'), Milner (75')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Ribery (7'), Muller (56'), Robben (60')
Kroos (45')
Boateng (86')

Franck Ribery: 'Bayern Munich will face the Samir Nasri of Arsenal'

Manchester City's Samir Nasri celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal against Manchester United during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
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Franck Ribery says that Samir Nasri is replicating the good form that he showed in his days at Arsenal this season for Manchester City.

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery believes that compatriot Samir Nasri is rediscovering his best form for Manchester City this season.

The Frenchman has endured a mixed spell at the Etihad since leaving Arsenal in 2011 following reported spats with former boss Roberto Mancini, but has enjoyed a positive start to the current campaign.

City face the Champions League holders on Wednesday, and Ribery is fully aware of the threat possessed by Nasri.

"Samir is a new person", Ribery told a press conference. "He is like a brother to me.

"Here we see the Samir of his time at Arsenal. He is one of the most talented players in Europe."

City host Bayern in the Champions League at the Etihad on Wednesday.

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