Asked if he had been in touch with Bayern, the France international striker was quoted in The Sun as saying: "Not directly but my agent was and it was validated by Bayern.
"They wanted time to watch the Euros and (Mario) Mandzukic had a good tournament.
"The fact I was wooed by Arsenal is good. I'm very happy here. English football is what I hoped for.
"The people live, eat and sleep football here."