Lukas Podolski joins Internazionale on loan till the end of season as Roberto Mancini looks set to revive Inter’s dwindling fortunes
The German international posted the news via his Instagram account and thanked Arsenal fans for their support as a parting gift.
'I can't express in words my gratitude towards Arsenal fans for all they have done for me in my years in London!' Podolski wrote.
'Please know my heart always holds a place for you. I've loved every minute playing for Arsenal & I hope I have left my mark on the club & fans alike.
He emphasized that he is very much in Roberto Mancini’s plans and aims to help the club get back into Champions League.
Speaking to Sky Italia, he said: 'I spoke to Mancini and think he’s a great coach. He wanted me and I’m happy to be here. I know Serie A, it’s a very competitive League.
'I want to help the team get into the Champions League. Do I have a message for the fans? I am happy, Forza Inter and we hope to have a great season.'