Arsenal signing Mathieu Flamini has explained leaving AC Milan over the summer.

Flamini has told France Football that AC Milan offered him a two-year deal to remain at the San Siro, but that he wanted the security of a three-year contract - which he was eventually offered by former club Arsenal.

"The fact Arsene Wenger is at the club was a very important element in my choice, because he knows me very well and played an important role in my career," he revealed.

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