Former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby believes he could have become one of the best footballers in the world with the Gunners, had he not suffered his injury nightmares.
The Premier League side, who currently sit fourth in the English top-flight table, three points behind leaders Chelsea, following Sunday’s 3-1 victory over AFC Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium, released the Frenchman back in June 2015.
The 30-year-old, who now features for Ligue 1 outfit Marseille, scored 19 goals in 140 appearances for Arsenal following his £2m switch from Auxerre back in January 2006.
Diaby, who has 16 international caps for France, told France Football, “I have no limits.
“Once upon a time, people would ask me about the Ballon d’Or.
“I told them I dreamt about it. I have always had big ambitions, like to become one of the best in my position.
“I think that I had the potential to achieve that.