“I have always loved Arsenal,” he told Arsenal Player.
“When I was young, I was always waiting to watch the legends of the club play. You could say I have the blood of Arsenal in me!
“I have seen the picture of me [signing as child] in the yellow top. I remember signing – that moment was crazy, I remember smiling so much. My mum and dad were proud of me and they were there waiting for me.
“It has been a bumpy ride [since then]. It has been a roller coaster with a lot of ups and a few downs that I have had to get over in the past. Certainly now there are a lot more positives in my career.