Diaby's return to full fitness has lifted everyone at Arsenal this season.
‚ÄúArsenal have always had fantastic midfielder players,‚ÄĚ Smith told talkSPORT. ‚ÄúAbou Diaby is one of them.
‚ÄúAlthough he didn‚Äôt have a great game last night [against Montpellier], he‚Äôs a fantastic player.
‚ÄúWith those long legs he can rampage through the midfield, he‚Äôs a powerhouse. Diaby‚Äôs had a lot of injury problems but if he can stay fit, he‚Äôll make a huge difference.‚ÄĚ