As Marouane Fellaini reveals he turned down Arsenal for Manchester United last summer, Gunners fans can smile in the knowledge they signed a more than able alternative, on a free.
Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter following an injury to Mathieu Flamini.
Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini looks increasingly likely to miss the game with Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has had kind words for his countryman and team-mate Mathieu Flamini.
After yet another stirring performance against Stoke City ... is Mathieu Flamini the potential signing of the season?