Hatem Ben Afra sealed a move to Paris Saint-Germain from Nice and the attacking midfielder is convinced the Ligue 1 champions can make him become a better player.
The France international, who scored 18 goals for Nice last season, signed a two-year-contract at the Parc des Princes last Friday.
"It's true that I was very close to signing for Sevilla," Ben Arfa said at his introductory media conference on Monday. "But at the last moment I had a discussion with the directors [of PSG].
"They told me to think hard and that if I wanted to go and win the Champions League I should sign with PSG.
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"The vision and ambition [of the club] made me change my mind.
"Winning the Champions League would be a great way of making history with PSG.
"I believe PSG can help me become one of the best players in the world."
The former Newcastle player also confirmed that reported interest from La Liga champions Barcelona was true.
"To be honest, the Barcelona rumour was true," he revealed. "The Atletico Madrid one wasn't, the Sevilla rumour was and the fact that I was going to sign for Sevilla is true."