Welcome to Close Up - where we get up close and personal with Arsenal's stars.

Every week, subscribers can watch a brand-new episode on Arsenal TV Online and find out more about the players they cheer on week-in, week-out.

This week the focus falls on Abou Diaby.

The French midfielder discusses:

  • his move to Arsenal at a young age
  • the passion of English fans
  • supporters' frustration this season
  • Arsenal's fans around the world
  • the Club feeling "like home"
Copyright 2014 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 24 May 2011