Abou Diaby cannot wait to make his Arsenal return if only to repay manager Arsene Wenger's faith.

The 25-year-old has suffered a number of injury problems since joining the Gunners from Auxerre in 2006 and this season has been no different.

"I just need to carry on and stay focused every day in my rehabilitation," he told Arsenal Player. "I feel in a good way now. Football itself has motivated me because it's the thing that I love."

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