Guest post by Samuel Van Persie

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby and his injury problem. The 25 year old Frenchman has only made 16 (and a half) Premier League appearances In the last two seasons, scoring 2 goals. Although, the 2011/12 season is completely hit by injury for him. Many gunners fans think he is a waste of money & space at Arsenal, but I am going to review his career so far, so it is easier to make a decision on whether you like him or not.

After spending some time at French clubs Abuervilliers, Red Star Paris & Paris St Germain, Diaby joined Auxerre in 2002 when he was sixteen. In 2004 he broke into the first team at Auxerre but still started in the reserve team fixtures. He spent a lot of his time at the French club...