New Marseille midfielder Abou Diaby has told RMC he was "touched" by the reaction to his departure from Arsenal this summer.
Arsenal fans paid tribute to Diaby, 29, on Twitter, with the midfielder having been released by the Premier League club when his contract expired in June.
There was as much sympathy for the injury-plagued Frenchman as praise following a nine-year stint in North London during which he made 180 first-team appearances.
"I was touched. In nine years, I had difficult moments, but...