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Diaby: I'm Doubly Delighted

Arsenal new boy, Abou Diaby, says he is delighted he has joined the Gunners and has given an insight into why he snubbed Chelsea.

Diaby, 19, is captain of the French under 19's team, and the fact that Arsenal have a large French representation seems to have swayed his decision somewhat.

He also revealed that the Russian outfit made an attempt to hijack the transfer.

'Chelsea had contacted me before I moved here but the fact that Arsenal have a French manager in Arsene Wenger means a lot to me. I thought that Arsenal would be the best place to be and Im sure the other French players will help me to settle quickly. The way the club conducted themselves in the contract negotiations was impressive and now Im actually here Im doubly delighted.'

Another kick in the teeth for Chelsea,




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Date:Friday January 20 2006

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