Abou Diaby is a versatile attacking midfielder who joined Arsenal from Auxerre in January 2006. Abou is an energetic player who is comfortable on the ball. His height, power and skills enable him to play in several different roles, although he is perhaps best used in a box-to-box role in the centre of the park. After having a bright start to life in North London, a serious ankle injury led to a prolonged spell on the sidelines. He was again affected by injuries in 2010-11, while the emergence of a solid midfield partnership of Jack Wilshere and Alex Song further reduced his opportunities. Abou is a full international for France and was a member of the squad for the 2010 World Cup finals. © 2011 - PFA Player Profiles
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