With his chances for playing time severely curtailed by the arrival of Eliquim Mangala at the Etihad, rumors are circulating that Arsenal will look to bring in Nastasic to replace Thomas Vermaelen.
Manchester City travel to Stuttgart for their final pre-season game on Saturday but the Citizens will be taking no risks as Yaya Toure, Fabian Delph and Gael Clichy remain at the Etihad Complex recovering from injury.
20-year-old Arsenal center back/holding midfielder Isaac Hayden has gone out on loan to Hull City for the 2015-16 season.
AFC Bournemouth returned from their summer travels to play a friendly in front of the home crows, but would lose to Championship side Cardiff City, 2-3.
Watford wrapped up their preseason schedule with a 0-1 loss to Sevilla.
Nathan Baker has signed a new deal with Aston Villa that will see him at the club for four more years.
Just a couple of hours after signing with West Bromwich Albion, Rickie Lambert was given a start in their friendly with Bristol Rovers and promptly scored two goals as the Baggies would win, 0-4.
Enner Valencia has suffered a serious injury to his knee and and ankle during the club's Europa League match on Thursday.
Diego Costa and Gary Cahill are ready for Chelsea's match against Arsenal this weekend.
West Bromwich Albion have signed Rickie Lambert from Liverpool on a two-year deal.
Stevan Jovetic has left the Premier League and Manchester City for Serie A and Inter Milan according to a Tweet from Inter.
Theo Walcott ended speculation about his future after signing a four-year contract extension with Arsenal.