Abou Diaby played his part in a vital win at Parkhead when he replaced Andrey Arshavin during the second half of Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Celtic.

Afterwards the French midfielder spoke to Arsenal TV Online. He discussed:

  • The importance of the victory
  • Why reaching the group stage is vital
  • The atmosphere at Parkhead
  • His role in Arsenal’s new formation
  • Making Emirates Stadium a fortress
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