Samir Nasri admits Arsenal's current and former French contingent convinced him about joining the Gunners.
"Even if Mathieu has left for Milan, we know each other well because we have been educated at Marseille at the same time and he is Marseillais like me.
"And there have been all the info from the older players like Thierry Henry, Nicolas Anelka and Patrick Vieira who told me it's a superb club, that this experience had been one of the most beautiful in their career.
"Arsenal is a club that leaves a trace for life. Besides they assured me I'd have a lot of fun in The Premier League. They play and I love playing!"