"I'm impatient to start, I hope so," he said. "I'm ready to put my new colors on and to represent PSG. I feel in good form so there'll be no problem at that level. I hope I'll be on the team sheet on Friday."
"Arsenal made an offer for me but Newcastle decided not to accept it," he said. "That was their choice and at the start it was hard to take, but looking back on things and considering how we played in the subsequent six months, it was the right choice."