Two former Arsenal stars convinced Samir Nasri to quit Olympique Marseille for Emirates stadium.

The midfielder said: "I know Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira very well and they both told me a lot of good things about Arsenal. They both had amazing times here and are still very enthusiastic about the club.

"They have given me a lot of advice and told me Arsenal were the best choice.

"I really hope everything will go well for me here. I will do my best for Arsenal and the fans."