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Arsenal signing Nasri: I'm so excited!

Samir Nasri can't wait to get start at Arsenal.

The former Olympique Marseille star told France Football: "I'm so excited!

"I arrived in London on Sunday and had my first training session the day after, before we go on pre-season camp in Austria.

"I'm discovering my new team-mates. But I'm not lost at all, with all those Frenchmen! Today I'm very happy to be a Gunner.

"I have joined an immense club where there's everything to achieve great things. I'm delighted to be part of this new adventure. Arsenal are a reference point."

The 21-year-old has underlined that Arsene Wenger's presence influenced his decision to sign with Arsenal.

"He's been decisive," added Nasri. "He represents stability and continuity. We understand we can work on the long term with him. I think he's been at Arsenal for 13 years. It means the world!

"I was looking for that kind of guarantee to advance my career. I didn't want to go to a club, even a legendary one, where everything could change from one day to another.

"I know Arsene Wenger's going to help me improve. He has had a lot of success with other French players, especially youngsters he helped blossom."

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