The Reds legend claims some of the club's players are too big for their boots.
The January signing has talked up the size of the Gunners.
The French midfielder endured a woeful record in cup competitions whilst on Tyneside.
The defender enjoyed a strong first year at West Ham.
The former Leeds United duo combined to help Jesse Marsch's men record a 1-0 home win over the Chicago Fire.
Aston Villa are expected to bring in a large amount of new players in the summer transfer window.
Despite losing their top flight status for the second time in seven years, there have been some positives for Rafa Benitez and Newcastle.
The Houston Dynamo boss has been mentioned alongside the likes of David Moyes and Brendan Rodgers as a potential candidate to take over at Parkhead.
Celtic have failed to reach the Champions League for the last two years.
The French international is being heavily linked with a move away from Lyon this summer.