One of the most popular features on Arsenal TV is the 'Spotlight' series. These wide-ranging interviews give Arsenal's fans a chance to get to know the players they cheer on week-in, week-out.

The latest Arsenal star to go under the 'Spotlight' is Abou Diaby. The French midfielder is back in action after an injury-hit start to the campaign and opened his account with a goal at Fenerbahce last week.

Abou discusses:

  • his real name
  • the sports he played before football
  • his route to Arsenal
  • choosing between Arsenal and Chelsea
  • adapting to life in England
  • memories of his debut
  • winning at the Bernabeu Stadium
  • the last season at Highbury
  • missing eight months through injury
  • playing on the left of midfield
  • his interests outside the game

Subscribers can watch the interview now.

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