Tag: Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla admits he's always looked up to Liverpool legend

Ahead of Villarreal's clash with Rangers on Thursday, Santi Cazorla admitted he's always looked up to Steven Gerrard.

Cazorla admits he's keeping an eye on this former Arsenal teammate

Santi Cazorla has offered some words of encouragement to former Arsenal teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, after admitting he's been following the Liverpool man's progress.

Arsenal offered fan favourite contract before he left, defend treatment of...

Arsenal have responded after Santi Cazorla claimed he should have returned to Spain earlier when the bone in his ankle became like ‘Plasticine’ his doctor ‘could put his finger in it’.

Cazorla admits he wanted to stay at Arsenal but they let...

Santi Cazorla has confirmed he wanted to stay at Arsenal this season, but the club weren't willing to wait and see whether he could get fit enough to play.

Cazorla told Emery exactly what to change at Arsenal in 'secret'...

Santi Cazorla has revealed he held a 'secret' summer phone call with Unai Emery to talk about Arsenal and what the club need to improve.

Cazorla admits he carried injury that ended his Arsenal career for...

Santi Cazorla has opened up on the injury that eventually ended his Arsenal career in a recent interview, and it leaves you wondering what might've been for the Spaniard.

Arsenal fan favourite continues his remarkable return

Santi Cazorla made his third league appearance for Villarreal and had the entire Spanish league purring.

Video: Cazorla's individual highlights as midfielder looks back to his best...

Santi Cazorla looks to be slowly getting back to his best on the football pitch, and performed well for Villarreal against Sevilla at the weekend.

668 days: Santi Cazorla finally plays competitive football again

Santi Cazorla started a competitive football match for the first time in 668 days as Villarreal lost 2-1 in their La Liga opener at home to Real Sociedad.

Santi Cazorla says all his suffering worth it ‘for this moment’

Santi Cazorla was unveiled as a Villarreal player on Thursday in a ceremony fitting the little magician’s talent and remarkable recovery.

Arsenal's transfer window: 5 in 18 out - How much did...

In terms of arrivals, the summer window is shut for English clubs but they can still sell players until the end of the month.

Amazing news for Arsenal fan favourite

Santi Cazorla has been offered a contract with Villarreal to play for them in the upcoming season after successfully passing his trial with the club.

Watch: Santi Cazorla receives standing ovation as he plays actual football...

Santi Cazorla turned out for Villarreal as they drew 1-1 with Hercules in a pre-season game.

Arsenal fan favourite finally returns from 636 day injury

Santi Cazorla is finally back out on the pitch playing football, after coming off the bench in a pre-season friendly for Villarreal on Tuesday night.

Arsenal fan favourite admits he finally 'feels like a footballer again'

Santi Cazorla says he feels like a footballer again, for the first time in a while, after returning to the training pitches with Villarreal in pre-season.

Video: Santi Cazorla looks sharp in pre-season training

Santi Cazorla is undergoing pre-season training with Villarreal and the Arsenal fan favourite looks well on his way to an unlikely playing return.

Santi Cazorla admits he may have to quit football

Santi Cazorla says he’ll quit if he can’t make it through pre-season training

Amazing news for Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla is closing in on pre-season training with Villarreal as the midfielder looks set for an impossible return to playing at the top level.

Confirmed: The 9 players who won't return to the Arsenal team...

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Arsenal have announced the nine players they're releasing ahead of the 2018/19 season, with more potentially to come in the following weeks.

Official: Santi Cazorla joins Villarreal

Former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has officially joined Villarreal, the club announced on Tuesday.

Out-of-contract Arsenal midfielder spotted training with surprising new club [Video]

Santi Cazorla is currently training with Deportivo Alaves, using their facilities to get match fit, despite rumours that he'll spend pre-season with Villarreal.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Unai Emery's 3 P's and giving thanks...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul discuss the new man with the new plan in the new structure, why we said no to Mikel, and feeling sad about the departure of our diminutive Spanish genius.

Santi Cazorla looks sharp as he continues his fitness battle

Santi Cazorla continues to train alone at Villarreal as the midfielder attempts to prove his fitness ahead of the new season.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Santi sadness, Emery excitement + more

Daily Cannon's own Matthew Wade and Jonny Wright (@xymrapper)join host Alex Stevanovic to get excited about Unai Emery, sad about Santi, wonder where Wenger will go next and look ahead the summer's business - plus special guests....

10 exceptional Santi Cazorla replacements identified

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla left Arsenal this summer in one of the saddest departures from the club in recent memory.

Arsenal announce departure of star midfielder

Santi Cazorla has left Arsenal after six years in North London, the club has announced.

Arsenal set for second player departure of the summer as clear...

Villarreal club ambassador Marcos Senna revealed on Saturday night that the club are in advanced negotiations for Santi Cazorla to join them in pre-season.

1 final obstacle prevents Arsenal from announcing Arteta as their new...

Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla (L) and Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta (R) attend training for the forthcoming UEFA Champions League group B football match against FC Schalke 04 at Arsenal's training ground, London Colney, North London, England on October 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK
The make-up of Mikel Arteta's backroom team is the final obstacle standing between the Manchester City assistant and a job as Arsenal manager, according to reports.

Mikel Arteta wants huge Arsenal fan favourite as player-coach

Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla (L) and Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta (R) attend training for the forthcoming UEFA Champions League group B football match against FC Schalke 04 at Arsenal's training ground, London Colney, North London, England on October 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK
Mikel Arteta wants to offer Santi Cazorla a backroom role at Arsenal according to a report in the Independent.

Santi Cazorla sounded out about deal

Villarreal have reportedly made a ‘tentative approach’ to Santi Cazorla, hopeful that they can lure him back to Spain providing he is able to regain full fitness.

Arsenal fan favourite confirms no contract offer from club

Santi Cazorla has confirmed that he does not know what his future holds as Arsenal have yet to offer him a new contract.

Santi Cazorla returns to Spain because of ankle injury

Santi Cazorla has returned to Real Oviedo to continue his rehabilitation as he targets a return to action for Arsenal before the end of the season.

Arsenal midfielder to return to full training 'in two weeks' after...

Santi Cazorla is hopeful he can be back in full training with Arsenal within two weeks, after an extremely extended spell on the sidelines.

Amazing news as Arsenal consider contract offer for game-changing Spaniard

Arsenal are considering offering Santi Cazorla a new contract even though it seems unlikely the Spaniard will ever be able to play at the top level again.

10 exciting signings Arsenal can make to replace Santi Cazorla this...

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Painful as it is to say, Santi Cazorla seems increasingly unlikely to ever return to the pitch for Arsenal, so it's important for the club to look for a replacement this summer.

Sven Mislintat identifies Jack Wilshere replacement

Arsenal are eyeing up a move for Max Meyer this summer as they plan for life without Jack Wilshere.

Agent of Cazorla replacement cancels contract talks amid Arsenal interest

Max Meyer's agent has given Arsenal's chances of signing the midfielder another boost, after cancelling a meeting with Schalke over a new contract.

4 positions Arsenal MUST strengthen urgently

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal talks to Calum Chambers and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
It's fairly clear right now that Arsenal's squad is far from perfect, but which positions in particular do the club need to look at in the summer?

Arsenal's squad age gives major hint for next season

The optimum squad age to be successful is somewhere between 26 and 27 years old, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

7 biggest problems Arsenal have

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal have a lot of problems right now and if some aren't dealt with soon, they could have massive repercussions going forward.

Only Manchester United spend more money on injured players than Arsenal

Only Manchester United spent more money than Arsenal on injured players in the first-half of the season, according to research by insurance broker JLT Specialty.

Great news for Arsenal as potential Santi Cazorla replacement rejects new...

Max Meyer has reportedly turned down the chance to sign a new contract with Schalke.

Arsenal to strengthen 2 key areas in summer but neglect 3rd

Arsenal want to strengthen their central defence and midfield in the summer transfer window, according to reports.

Injury League: Arsenal remain 6th after Lacazette injury, Liverpool 5th

Injury League
Despite Alexandre Lacazette being ruled out for five weeks after undergoing surgery to correct an ongoing knee problem, Arsenal remain sixth in the Injury League table.

4 Arsenal players who beat De Bruyne’s hat-trick of assists

Kevin De Bruyne provided three assists at the weekend at Manchester City beat Leicester City, but four Arsenal players have gone one better.

6 of our favourite times Arsenal humiliated Tottenham

Ahead of the North London derby this Saturday, we've looked at some of Arsenal's humiliations of their local rivals.

Arsene Wenger identifies talented 2-footed midfielder to replace Santi Cazorla

Arsene Wenger feels that Henrikh Mkhitaryan can fulfil Santi Cazorla's role in the team, but hopes that the Spaniard will return from injury soon.

11 times better than Alexis: Arsenal fans react to Mkhitaryan’s Europa...

Arsenal fans seem amused by Henrikh Mkhitaryan's shirt number change for the Europa League and are over-the-moon with Santi Cazorla's surprise inclusion in the squad.

Arsenal shirt number change for new boy as fan favourite included...

Arsenal have submitted their Europa League squad for the rest of 2017/18 and there are a couple of surprises in there.

Arsenal bolstering attack in January but key area must be addressed...

Arsenal's attention has been on revamping their attack this month, but they must focus on the midfield in the summer.

'Hard not to be pessimistic' says leading surgeon as Arsenal midfielder's...

Arsene Wenger says that it's unlikely that Santi Cazorla will play this season and, after his 10th surgery, the 33-year-old's chances of returning to action for Arsenal are looking slimmer by the day.

I sent him a message 2 weeks ago: Wenger explains what...

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Arsene Wenger hasn't ruled out Santi Cazorla signing a new contract, but the midfielder must prove his fitness first. Cazorla is fighting hard to return...

Bad news for Arsenal after injury update

Santi Cazorla is hopeful of playing football again next year provided he has no more setbacks. It's a blow for Arsenal given his absence could now stretch to more than two years.

Arsenal fans braced for things to get worse at the club

There is no way for Wenger to redeem himself to enable a long-term stay at the club beyond 2019 when his current contract expires. Even...

Why did Arsenal get rid of Francis Coquelin?

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Seemingly out of nowhere, Arsenal sold Francis Coquelin to Valencia, so what happened and why did Arsene Wenger seem happy to get rid of the player?

14 Arsenal predictions for 2018 including contracts, retirements, departures and more

2017 is almost at a close, so what will 2018 bring us?

Arsenal will offer injured midfielder new contract because of this reason

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla's Arsenal contract expires in the summer, and after giving him a year extension last year, will Arsenal offer him another?

You lose some happiness: Wenger says losing this player long-term is...

Arsène Wenger has been talking about the massive impact of losing Santi Cazorla to injury, both on and off the pitch, calling the Spaniard one of the best he's managed.

Fans pay tribute to a long-suffering Arsenal midfielder

Arsenal fans sent tributes to Santi Cazorla on his 33rd birthday, wishing his recovery well, while also lamenting the absence of such an influential midfielder.

5 worst injuries suffered by Arsenal players

There are many things synonymous with Arsenal: attractive football, high quality and technical players, success and, unfortunately, long and serious injuries. This article first...

Arsene Wenger announces worst possible news about injured midfielder

Arsene Wenger is still hopeful of seeing Santi Cazorla play again this season, despite the Spaniard having to "start from zero".

Major Arsenal boost ahead of Manchester United

After Arsenal's 5-0 win over Huddersfield on Wednesday, Arsene Wenger revealed who's likely to be available for the Manchester United match on Saturday.

Arsene Wenger laments "sad and disastrous" loss of Arsenal midfielder

Following the unfortunate news that Santi Cazorla has undergone a ninth surgery on his ankle, Arsene Wenger admits that the midfielder's injury is 'sad' and 'disastrous'.

Injury boost for Arsenal ahead of tough trip to Turf Moor

Arsène Wenger has given updates on the availability of Danny Welbeck, Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla, ahead of Arsenal's match against Burnley on Sunday.

Injury boost for Arsenal as three players return to traning ahead...

Olivier Giroud has returned to training, along with Calum Chambers and Danny Welbeck, but Theo Walcott is still out with illness.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal player suffered the worst injury he's...

Arsène Wenger thinks that Santi Cazorla's Achilles injury is the worst he's seen, but he is holding out hope for a return to football for the midfielder.

Missing Santi: What Arsenal have lacked without their Spanish genius

There are many reasons why Arsenal miss Santi Cazorla, but the simple joy of seeing him play is by far the biggest.

This is how Arsenal could lose £142m next summer and £123m...

With a number of players running their contracts down, Arsenal could lose out on significant sums of money.

Julien Lopetegui makes a bold prediction about experienced Arsenal midfielder

Spain manager Julien Lopetegui believes Santi Cazorla will overcome his injury struggles.

8 surgeries, terrifying infection & still smiling: Santi Cazorla’s injury nightmare...

Arsenal have been without Santi Cazorla for over 12 months but if you think it's been long for us as fans, you should hear how it's been for our midfield maestro.

Graphic content: Santi Cazorla shows off horrific ankle injury photos before...

Santi Cazorla has revealed the true extent of the infection that threatened his return to football by showing the state of his ankle after eight surgeries as well as a photo before it had all healed.

Forgotten Arsenal star misses photoshoot

Santi Cazorla was absent from the team's annual Christmas jumper photo-shoot.

Double injury boost for Arsenal ahead of Red Star game

Arsenal are set to see Chambers and Ospina return to the fold in time for Thursday's match against Belgrade.

Jermaine Jenas names who he thinks is Arsenal's best midfielder

Jermaine Jenas reckons that Jack Wilshere is Arsenal's best midfielder and I'm not sure many could disagree with him.

Santi Cazorla seemingly suffers another setback as Arsenal's problems continue to...

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Santi Cazorla could struggle to earn a new contract at Arsenal as the midfielder seemingly suffers yet another setback.

8 Arsenal mobile wallpapers featuring players worthy of wearing the shirt

After the result at Watford, I wasn't really in the mood for designing wallpapers, but hey, here I am.

These are the two positives and two negatives of the international...

Hasn't the international break been so, so entertaining? Are there really any positives for Arsenal fans during this two week hiatus? Well, when you think about it, there actually are a few.

Massive triple Arsenal injury boost

The number of players on the Arsenal treatment table seems to be reducing, something that rarely happens over an international break in recent times.

Arsenal midfielder's value plummets by 50%

Since July 1st 2016, Santi Cazorla has experienced one of the biggest drops in transfer market value in world football.

Arsenal on international duty: Who, when and where?

Shkodran Mustafi
After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?

Arsenal's newest first-teamer names the player he most looks up to

Charlie Gilmour has revealed how much he looks up to Santi Cazorla.

Video: Santi Cazorla’s injury problems finally explained

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Santi Cazorla's long spell on the sidelines isn't just because of an Achilles issue, according to reports.

Arsene Wenger reports when Santi Cazorla will return from injury

Santi Cazorla still won't be back until after Christmas, but the signs are positive for a return at that stage, according to Arsène Wenger.

Injury League: Arsenal drop to fourth as Everton remain top

Injury League
Arsenal have dropped to fourth in the Injury League table, with Crystal Palace move up into third. Everton are top and Watford remain second.

Why has Santi Cazorla been out for so long?

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When Santi Cazorla fell injured in a Champions League match against Ludogorets last season, nobody predicted that he would still be out 11 months later.

Arsenal legend insists 32-year-old Gunner will be able to return from...

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Martin Keown has compared his own injury struggles at the end of his career to Santi Cazorla's current problem but insists that the 32-year-old will be given every opportunity to bounce back.

Fans react after Arsene Wenger makes this announcement about Arsenal 32-year-old

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Arsene Wenger revealed Santi Cazorla is nearing a return for Arsenal, and supporters couldn't hide their excitement on social media.

Arsene Wenger says this is when Arsenal 32-year-old could return

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Santi Cazorla could return after Christmas.

Arsenal fans vote for 25-year-old midfielder to replace injured 32-year-old

After Santi Cazorla was left out of Arsenal's 25-man squad for the new Premier League season, Gunners fans say they want Jack Wilshere to replace him in the midfield.

Injury League: Arsenal still third as Everton remain top

Injury League
Arsenal stay third in the Injury League table, Everton are top and Watford are currently in second place.

Injury news on Arsenal 32-year-old

Santi Cazorla
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has given an update on Instagram on his current fitness status as he returns from injury, 11 months after being originally sidelined.

10 Arsenal stories you may have missed over the weekend

There was a lot of fallout after Oxlade-Chamberlain left the club, Arsenal failed to complete a notable deadline day move and Alexis Sanchez nearly left for a new side.

Arsenal blow: Midfield linchpin ruled out until January

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla has been left out of Arsenal's Premier League squad list.

Injury League: Arsenal remain 3rd as Everton claim top

Injury League
Arsenal remain third in the Injury League table as Everton replace Watford at the top.

Arsenal 32-year-old "one step closer" to returning to full fitness

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has said he is "one step closer" to returning to full fitness, posting a video on social media that shows him stepping up his recovery.

Arsenal joint-top of the Injury League ahead of Stoke clash

Arsenal are joint-top of the Injury League table with Watford ahead of Saturday's trip to face Stoke City.

Arsenal risk losing £200m for this decision made by Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has said he’s willing to keep his contract rebels at the club and risk losing them for free in 12 months, even if it costs Arsenal £200m.

Arsenal squad injury update pre-Leicester City: Ozil in, Alexis out

Arsenal injury
It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of who’s fit and who isn’t ahead of Arsenal’s first 2017/18 clash against Leicester, so here's the latest.

Arsenal could have seven players missing Friday’s Premier League opener with...

Arsenal could reportedly be missing up to seven players for their opening day Premier League fixture against Leicester City on Friday evening.

What do Arsenal still need to do before the window closes?

The transfer window shuts on 31 August, which gives Arsenal about 25 days to wrap up a number of deals but what do they need to do?

Cazorla tells all about his injury setback and possible return date...

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla has discussed the complications of his achilles injury and his hopes of playing soon. 

Cazorla working hard to repay Arsene Wenger’s faith

Santi Cazorla has said he's happy Arsene Wenger kept faith with him despite his difficulties with injury and plans to repay him by working hard to get back playing for Arsenal.

Cazorla hopes to be back for Arsenal very soon

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla hopes to be back playing for Arsenal soon, having stepped up his recovery from ongoing injury problems.

Are Arsenal looking for a Santi Cazorla replacement?

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla's injury problems are reaching the stage where it's difficult to plan ahead with him in mind. Arsenal have to sign a replacement, but will they?

Barcelona signing Verratti could influence Arsenal’s transfer business

Barcelona's attempt to sign PSG's Marco Verratti could have an influence on Arsenal's business this summer.

Arsenal fan favourite continues to work hard towards return

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla is continuing to work hard in the gym as he fights to recover from his long-term ankle injury.

7 Arsenal stories you must not miss today

Summer seems to have finally started for Arsenal as the club get busy in the transfer market.

Will Arsenal replace Santi Cazorla this summer?

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla's injury problems are reaching the stage where it's difficult to plan ahead with him in mind. Arsenal have to sign a replacement, but will they?

Are Arsenal to blame for Santi Cazorla’s injury disaster?

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Are Arsenal to blame for Santi Cazorla's injuries late on in his career?

Arsenal midfielder doing double training sessions in effort to get fit

Santi Cazorla has eased fears he could miss all of next season after sharing a picture of himself training on Facebook.

When can Arsenal expect their injured players back?

Arsenal currently have three senior squad players sidelined but when can the Gunners expect them back?

Arsenal refuse to give a time limit after latest announcement on...

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Arsenal have refused to put a time frame on Santi Cazorla's return amid concerns he could never play for the club again.

Santi Cazorla suffers another major setback

Santi Cazorla has suffered yet another setback with his Achilles problem that will now rule him out until April, meaning he could well have played his last game for Arsenal.

Santi Cazorla’s injury problems mirror Tomas Rosicky’s: Can he make a...

Cazorla has been troubled by an achilles injury since last season, and with no date set on his return, his future is looking increasingly bleak.

Worrying sight as key Arsenal midfielder spotted with crutch

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Santi Cazorla has been spotted working out a gym as the midfielder looks to return to the pitch but he still seems to need a crutch to move around.

Is this the end of Francis Coquelin's Arsenal career?

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Amid talk of Arsenal signing a new central midfielder, we take a look at the prospects of Francis Coquelin.

Would a swap deal get a better Sanchez replacement than using...

Alexis Sanchez v Manchester United
So, it's the end of June, and we still have no idea as to whether Alexis Sanchez will be playing for Arsenal next season or not. Huzzah!

Arsenal have no choice but to sign a replacement midfielder following...

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It looks as if Arsenal will have no choice but to sign a replacement for Santi Cazorla this summer.

22-year-old midfielder snubs Arsenal interest to join Chelsea for £35m

AS Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko, a player Arsenal were reportedly keen on last season, is on the verge of joining Chelsea this summer.

Jack Wilshere: What’s next for the player once tipped for greatness?

Jack Wilshere’s migration south last year was supposed to resurrect his fledgling career. But after proving fitness wasn’t an issue, it was his form that hindered his appearances at Bournemouth.

5 exciting Santi Cazorla replacements identified for Arsenal

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With Santi Cazorla ruled out for the most of last season and not expected back until Christmas at the earliest, here are five potential replacements...

What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

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After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?

Arsenal's 10 most expensive signings - Can you name them all?

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Arsenal have been heavily criticised in recent years for a lack of big moves in the transfer market. Perhaps it's not much of a surprise then, that eight of their top 10 all-time most expensive signings have been completed in the last five seasons.

Juventus midfielder confirms Arsenal approach and hints at summer exit

Southampton's Gabonese midfielder Mario Lemina (C) is challenged by Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (R) during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on February 11, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS /
Mario Lemina has confirmed he has received an offer from Arsenal as he looks to leave Juventus.

Has Wenger taken his eye off the ball when it comes...

Arsenal have 12 players out of contract next summer and therefore set to run into their final year very soon - does this suggest that Arsene Wenger has taken his eye off the ball?

Is Santi Cazorla’s career over?

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With the recent news that Santi Cazorla is set to miss out on a decent chunk of the beginning of next season thanks to his Achilles injury, is it time to start questioning whether his career is actually over?

Arsenal’s 5 unluckiest players plighted by injury

Arsenal fans are accustomed to seeing their finest players rehomed in the treatment room but there are some players who seem unluckier than others

Where did Arsenal rank in the list of the most decorated...

A Reddit user named Harefield has researched which football club has the most decorated players in Europe in the squad.

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.

Arsenal fear injured midfielder could be out for most of next...

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Santi Cazorla's recovery from an achilles injury isn't going well and recent reports suggest he could miss most of next season.

Ball-winners, creative playmakers, goalscorers and box-to-box midfielders: How did Arsenal’s men...

From ball-winners like Francis Coquelin, to creative playmakers such as Mesut Ozil, to goalscoring midfielders like Aaron Ramsey and industrious box-to-box players such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsenal are blessed with a lot of options in the engine room.

Spanish international may not play in the Premier League this year...

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Arsenal’s deep-lying midfield playmaker Santi Cazorla may not play for the Gunners this year after undergoing an eighth operation in 12 months to solve his achilles injury.

Injury League: Sunderland win, Arsenal finish 5th with at least 4...

Injury League
Despite being relegated from the Premier League, Sunderland's season hasn't been a complete disaster - they've come top of the Injury League!

Santi Cazorla won’t start training until October

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla reportedly won't return to training with Arsenal until October.

Injury League: Arsenal defender doubt & star returns ahead of Southampton

Injury League
Arsenal remain fifth in the Injury League table, with Southampton, who they face in the league on Wednesday night, just below them in sixth.

Arsenal 'thoroughly scout' Malaga man ahead of £15m move

According to a recent report, Arsenal have been thoroughly scouting the progress of Malaga midfielder, Pablo Fornals.

Arsenal pre-Manchester City injury report: Jeff, Welbeck, Mustafi & more

Arsenal injury
With Jeff Reine-Adelaide now ruled out for the rest of the season, how is Arsenal's squad looking going into their FA Cup clash against Manchester City?

4th Arsenal man's season over

Jeff Reine-Adelaide
Jeff Reine-Adelaide has announced that his season is over after suffering an injury.

Double injury boost for Arsenal ahead of Middlesbrough

Arsenal injury
The latest on which Arsenal players will be available for the Gunners' trip to Middlesbrough on Monday 17 April.

Arsenal midfielder to 'return next season'

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Arsenal's official website has confirmed that Santi Cazorla will return next season.

Damning stat that shows how crucial Santi Cazorla is to Arsenal

As if we didn't already know what an integral part of the Arsenal team Santi Cazorla is, this stat proves it.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
The latest on Arsenal's injured players and who may or may not be available for the Premier League match at home to Manchester City on 2 April.

Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, Petr Cech & more - Arsenal squad...

Arsenal injury
As various Arsenal players depart for international duty despite being previously ruled out, it's difficult to make heads nor tails of who's currently injured and who isn't.

What Arsenal have missed from Santi Cazorla this season

There's no doubt that Arsenal have suffered since Santi Cazorla has been sidelined through injury but why?

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal have lost two more players ahead of their Premier League match away to West Brom.

How this Arsenal midfielder hid Arsenal's problems for years

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How Santi Cazorla masked Arsenal's problems for years

4 brilliant players who could replace Santi Cazorla at Arsenal

When Arsene Wenger said that “you wouldn’t necessarily find a Cazorla even if you wanted to,” I thought, “Sounds like a challenge!”

Wenger confirms midfielder sidelined for entire season

Santi Cazorla
Arsene Wenger confirmed in his pre-Liverpool presser that Santi Cazorla is most likely sidelined for the rest of the season.

Mesut Ozil should be fit for Liverpool

Mesut Ozil
Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news in his press conference ahead of Arsenal's trip to Liverpool.

Arsenal Injury update: Ozil ill, forward set for surgery

Arsenal injury
Just as Arsenal appear to be getting players back from injury, they lose more.

7 Arsenal problems that need sorted immediately

Thanks to Southampton having the audacity, cheek and sheer nerve to progress all the way to a cup final that they knew was on the same weekend as their game with Arsenal, the Gunners, and ergo, all of us fans, now have a week without a game to watch.

Santi Cazorla confirms 2nd operation, crutches and new Arsenal deal

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla has undergone yet another operation in a bid to rectify his Achilles problem that has killed his season.

Why Santi Cazorla's season looks over for Arsenal

Santi Cazorla
It looks as if Santi Cazorla could miss the rest of Arsenal's season with his Achilles' problem taking longer to heal than expected.

Arsenal injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal have lost three more players to injury this week but will they be back in time for the Gunners' trip to Liverpool on 4 March?

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal have most of their squad available ahead of their clash against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal face Hull City on Saturday afternoon and will most likely be missing two more players.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal now have three players missing going into their Premier League clash against Chelsea on Saturday.

5 things Arsenal learned after their Watford shambles

Another game, another bizarre, soul-destroying performance from Arsenal at the Emirates.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Arsenal go into their weekend FA Cup clash against Southampton with only four injuries - what is this?

Official – Influential Arsenal playmaker signs new deal

Santi Cazorla has signed a new deal with Arsenal with the midfielder’s new contract being registered last month.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
On Wednesdays, Daily Cannon looks back over all the injuries that the Arsenal squad currently has, so let's see who's available for Sunday's clash against Burnley at the Emirates.

Bad news for key Arsenal midfielder after 'procedure'

Santi Cazorla
Arsene Wenger has given another update on Santi Cazorla, claiming the midfielder could miss another 10 weeks with the Achilles problem that has killed his season.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
Wednesday is injury day on Daily Cannon so let’s take a look at the Arsenal squad and who is in, out and been shaken all about before our game at Swansea this weekend.

Why Cazorla/Mertesacker decision points to Wenger also staying

Arsene Wenger
Last week, Arsene Wenger confirmed that he does believe that Arsenal will extend both Per Mertesacker and Santi Cazorla's contracts by a year.

Wenger gives double contract boost

Santi Cazorla in training
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal are most likely going to offer Santi Cazorla and Per Mertesacker one-year contract extensions.

Why Santi Cazorla’s injury is causing him so much trouble

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla will not be returning to a football pitch this month and nobody knows when he'll back, not the Arsenal medics and certainly not the manager. Why is that?

Bad news for Arsenal as Wenger gives complete squad update ahead...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has told us all what we knew was likely but didn’t want to hear – Santi Cazorla is f**ked.

4 Arsenal players now free to speak with other clubs

As we’ve now hit January, that means there are a number of players in the Arsenal squad who can talk to other clubs as their contracts expire in the summer.

Look: Bellerin, Ozil and Alexis on a plane

Hector Bellerin
Hector Bellerin shared a picture on social media of himself, Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla on a plane.

Arsenal injury run down – Who, what & when

Arsenal injury
With Arsenal's busy festive period well and truly underway, let's take a look at the players out and when we can expect them back.

Midfielder - This Arsenal player is the best around (not Ozil...

Santi Cazorla
Jack Wilshere's favourite player at Arsenal is none other than Santi Cazorla.

Watch: Arsenal stars do weird things with snowmen and Christmas trees

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
It's almost Christmas, which only means one thing.

Arsenal aiming to extend three stars' contracts + Ozil and Sanchez,...

Santi Cazorla in training
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal are also trying to tie Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla down to contract extensions.

Arsenal midfielder all smiles in bed after surgery complete

Santi Cazorla has undergone surgery to try and fix his dodgy Achilles and is already looking forward to getting back on the pitch.

Surgery - Santi Cazorla goes under knife today

Santi Cazorla
Nacho Monreal has confirmed that Santi Cazorla will undergo surgery today in a bid to help resolve his Achilles' problem.

Former Manchester City boss linked with surprising move for Arsenal man...

In surprising transfer news considering he is set for ankle surgery, Santi Cazorla has been linked with a possible reunion with former boss Manuel Pellegrini at Hebei China Fortune.

Watch: Santi Cazorla has encouraging news for Arsenal fans

Santi Cazorla has taken to his Instagram to share some encouraging news with Arsenal fans.

Confirmed: Key Arsenal midfielder's future to be decided in January

Santi Cazorla in training
Arsene Wenger has revealed that he will decide on Santi Cazorla's future at Arsenal in January.

Margin for error: The solution to Arsenal’s injury woes

Helen Trantum column
Professional athletes get injured a lot.

Why Arsenal can’t recall Wilshere despite Cazorla surgery

If you're one of the people complaining that we haven't or won't recall Jack Wilshere from his loan spell at Bournemouth, listen up.

Wenger opens up about irreplaceable midfielder - is new contract on...

Santi Cazorla
Arsene Wenger has now spoken about Santi Cazorla's ankle injury in greater depth following the news that the Spaniard is traveling to Sweden for surgery.

Arsenal fans prepare themselves for worst after worrying injury news

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla has been recommended by 'top specialists' to undergo surgery in Sweden in order to help correct his Achilles injury.

Arsenal boost - Wenger gives encouraging update on missing midfielder, Giroud...

Arsene Wenger has given encouraging updates on Olivier Giroud and Mohamed Elneny following Arsenal's disappointing 2-0 loss at home to Southampton on Wednesday night.

Which midfielder should Arsenal let leave – Cazorla or Wilshere?

As Santi Cazorla's contract runs down while Jack Wilshere is out on loan at Bournemouth, it's starting to look as if Arsenal might not keep both.

Wilshere to get new contract, Arsenal to release Cazorla - report

Jack Wilshere
Arsenal are set to open contract talks with Jack Wilshere according to a recent report.

Milan ‘dreaming’ of signing Arsenal midfield star for free this summer

Santi Cazorla
AC Milan are believed to be ‘dreaming’ of signing Santi Cazorla for free this summer as they become the second Italian side linked with a move for him.

Arsenal team news - Wenger gives update on injured midfielder ahead...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has admitted that although he's given up on setting an exact return date for Santi Cazorla, he expects the midfielder to return to training in two weeks.

Arsenal hopeful Bellerin deal second of five to be signed

Arsenal fans were overjoyed on Monday when Hector Bellerin himself announced that he had signed a new deal with the club.

Why Santi Cazorla’s injury is causing him so much trouble as...

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla will not be returning to a football pitch this week and nobody knows when he'll back, not the Arsenal medics and certainly not the player himself.

Key Arsenal man ruled out for four weeks as doubt hangs...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has provided a pretty worrying injury update ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester United on Saturday.

Cazorla – This is what my relationship with Iwobi is like

The Nigerian press have picked up on an interview Santi Cazorla did with Arsenal's magazine in which he describes his relationship with the younger members of the squad.

Chelsea man snubs Spain offer while Santi Cazorla accepts

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).

Magical Arsenal midfielder ruled out of Manchester United game

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla will not be returning to the Arsenal side for their next game against Manchester United at Old Trafford this weekend.

Arsenal star midfielder unlikely to feature against Tottenham

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla looks like he might have lost his bid to get fit for the visit of Tottenham on Sunday.

Arsenal's master midfielder given special boots for Tottenham game

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla has been given a pair of specially designed boots for the game against Tottenham on Sunday.

Arsenal get bumper injury boosts before Tottenham game

Arsenal team news
Arsenal have been boosted by the news that a number of their injured stars could return this weekend for the game against Tottenham at the Emirates.

Wenger confirms four key Arsenal players miss Ludogorets including Bellerin

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that four first team Arsenal players haven't traveled to Bulgarian ahead of our clash with Ludogorets.

Arsenal blow: Key midfielder misses training ahead of Ludogorets

Santi Cazorla
According to the Evening Standard, Santi Cazorla missed training ahead of Arsenal's Champions League trip to Ludogorets.

Arsenal injury blow: Theo Walcott suffers hamstring problem

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is out for six to eight weeks with an ankle injury sustained against Reading midweek.

Santi Cazorla: The special one

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It was once said of Arsène Wenger that he was an unlucky manager.

No update on Cazorla as concerns grow over ankle injury

Santi Cazorla
Arsene Wenger gave injury updates ahead of Arsenal’s game against Reading on Tuesday night and there was very little information about when we can expect Santi Cazorla to return.

Important Arsenal midfielder to sign pre-contract with Juventus in January -...

Santi Cazorla
Reports from Italy claim that Juventus are hopeful of securing Santi Cazorla’s signature when the winter window opens.

That was the Arsenal week that was – Licking Mourinho’s salty...

If you ever wanted to know the depth of hatred that Arsenal fans hold in their hearts for Jose Mourinho, you just had to look at how happy we all were on Sunday when Chelsea smashed his United.

The Ludogorets decision that cost Arsenal against Middlesbrough

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
When you win and score six, it's easy to think that everything is rosy and that decisions which were questioned before kickoff didn't, ultimately matter.

The Physio: Analysing Santi Cazorla's ankle injury after concerning update

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla missed the majority of March and April earlier this year due to Achilles Tendinitis, picked up when returning to training from a 98-day knee injury lay-off.

Why Arsenal missed these two players against Middlesbrough

Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin completed the most passes during Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Middlesbrough but, even so, the Gunners missed Santi Cazorla and Granit Xhaka massively.

Wenger delivers worrying injury update

Santi Cazorla
Following Arsenal's frustrating 0-0 draw at home to Middlesbrough, Arsene Wenger delivered the news we'd all been waiting for... or not.

Santi Cazorla will not renew Arsenal contract, Juventus hover - Italian...

Santi Cazorla
According to Italian journalist, Enzo Bucchioni, Santi Cazorla will not renew his Arsenal contract.

Injury update: Santi Cazorla ankle problem

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla was subbed off against Ludogorets on Wednesday night after 57 minutes and was seen on the bench having ice applied to his ankle as it was being strapped.

Arsenal midfield conductor - This is what our new signing allows...

Santi Cazorla explained recently that having Shkodran Mustafi in the squad has made Arsenal feel far more secure at the back, allowing them to play with more freedom.

Spanish midfielder - This is why Arsenal haven't won the League

Santi Cazorla believes that this season Arsenal need consistency because this is where we ultimately fell short in previous campaigns.

Arsenal star happy at Arsenal, thanks 'amazing' fans

Santi Cazorla has thanked the 'amazing' Arsenal fans, claiming that they've been brilliant since his first day at the club.

Arsenal midfielder admits Hector Bellerin is 'all over the place'

Santi Cazorla praised Hector Bellerin's performance during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Swansea on Saturday and admitted that the club need to keep hold of him.

Juventus 'probe' magical Arsenal midfielder's camp to sound out move

Santi Cazorla
With Santi Cazorla’s contract still the subject of much speculation and no new offer on the table from Arsenal yet, Juventus are the latest club to be linked with a move for our magical Spaniard.

Watch: Spaniard claims Alexis Sanchez is one of the best in...

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla did a short video interview with Bleacher Report and named his favourite teammate: Alexis Sanchez.

Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Valencia home in on Arsenal star -...

Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Valencia are all reported to be interested in Santi Cazorla.

Juventus urge Arsenal star to snub new contract - report

Santi Cazorla
According to CalcioMercatoWeb, Juventus are trying to get Santi Cazorla to turn now a contract extension with Arsenal should we offer him one.

Watch: Arsenal midfielder urges youngsters to 'rise above' media talk amid...

Santi Cazorla discussed his new role at Arsenal in a video on the club's official YouTube channel.

Watch: Mesut Ozil jokes about reputation in front of goal

Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla sat down to give their unclassic commentary with Arsenal's official YouTube channel recently and the playmaker proved that he's got a pretty good sense of humour.

Key star midfielder admits his Arsenal future is uncertain

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla has admitted that his future is uncertain however he is hoping that he can land a new deal at Arsenal.

Magical Arsenal midfielder admits he’s happy to sign new deal with...

Santi Cazorla has told the media in Spain that if Arsenal offer him a new deal he will sign as he’s happy with the club.

Stat: Santi Cazorla is passmaster once against v Basel

Santi Cazorla once again proved to be a passmaster against Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Watch: Santi Cazorla picks Mesut Ozil in Arsenal’s best XI ever

Santi Cazorla recently picked his best Arsenal XI and only one current player made it into the team: Mesut Ozil.

What does Arsene Wenger do with Aaron Ramsey when he's fit?

Arsenal's 3-0 battering of Chelsea at the weekend was as welcome as it was overdue. However, the nature of it has presented Arsène Wenger with a minor conundrum. Namely, just where will Aaron Ramsey fit in when he returns from injury?

Arsenal midfielder schools Chelsea with pass-masterclass

Santi Cazorla was Arsenal v Chelsea's best pass-master and showed the Blues how you control a game.

Watch: Mesut Ozil terrible at shooting challenge

Santi Cazorla casually stormed Copa90's five shot challenge, while Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka... well, you'll see.

Watch: Arsenal midfielder nails legend's Manchester United goal

Santi Cazorla was given the chance to recreate Thierry Henry's famous goal against Manchester United... and nailed it on his second attempt.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 5

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

Arsenal's Saturday stroll in Hull showed some hints of method to what has appeared tactical madness.

Why is Granit Xhaka not starting for Arsenal?

Since his big-money switch from Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer, the talented Swiss international has only started two matches this season (Leicester and Watford, both away) - leading to questions as to whether there's a specific reason why he's constantly featuring off the bench.

Quick watch: Cazorla's dummy as Arsenal beat Hull

Santi Cazorla wheeled out some skills during Arsenal's win over Hull.

Wenger confused over why Alexis took penalty v Hull

It seems that Arsene Wenger is just as confused about Alexis Sanchez taking a penalty during our match against Hull as we are.

Arsenal fans frustrated as Wenger backs midfield duo

Arsenal fans are beginning to fret at the news that Arsene Wenger could stick with Francis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla in midfield against Hull on Saturday.

Wenger admits he prefers Arsenal new boy as box-to-box midfielder

Arsene Wenger admits that he prefers Granit Xhaka as a box-to-box midfielder.

Stats: Santi passes Arsenal to a point

Arsenal's game against PSG was annoying in it's predictability but Santi Cazorla worked his pass magic to help Arsenal to a point.

Long read: Isn’t this what being an Arsenal fan is really...

At Arsenal's last gasp win at home to Southampton I indulged in a bit of time travelling.

Long read: Southampton sunk (just), but PSG presents different problems

Saturday's frustration-fest ended well, but will opposition with more ambition be better or worse for Arsenal?

Koscielny in BBC TOTW but Cazorla omitted for Liverpool midfielder with...

Santi Cazorla
Garth Crooks left Santi Cazorla out of his BBC Team of the Week despite him outscoring Adam Lallana according to whoscored.com.

“He is one of the best defenders in the world”

Santi Cazorla hailed Laurent Koscielny after the Arsenal captain’s amazing overhead kick pulled Arsenal into the game against Southampton.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s nervy win over Southampton

The Premier League returned this weekend and with it, a healthy dose of Arsenal-induced heart attacks. Here's what we learned from Arsenal's 2-1 win over Southampton

'I want to learn from Ozil, Cazorla and Alexis' claims new...

Granit Xhaka seems to be a big fan of Mesut Ozil, Santi Cazorla and Alexis Sanchez and insists that he can learn from them while at Arsenal.

Player ratings: Alexis, Xhaka and Ozil shine during Arsenal’s triumph v...

Alex Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka were absolutely brilliant during Arsenal's first win of the season against Watford.

Player focus: Cazorla controls Arsenal’s fiesty first half v Watford

Santi Cazorla is back, ladies and gentleman, and he's out there controlling out midfield as if it's the easiest thing in the world.

One Arsenal man called up, another snubbed

Another day, another player (or two...) called up to represent their country during the next round of World Cup 2018 qualifiers.

Media wrong - Cazorla NOT new Arsenal captain

Per Mertesacker
Earlier this morning we covered reports of an EXCLUSIVE in the Daily Star which claimed that Santi Cazorla had been made captain of Arsenal. It was wrong.

Cazorla to captain against Liverpool but is he really the permanent...

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla is set to wear the captain’s armband against Liverpool according to the Daily Star with many papers stating that he has been made the new club captain.

Five reasons for Arsenal fans to be excited about new season...

With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).

Sunday Arsenal recap: Lacazette injured, Liverpool latest + bitter-sweet Manchester City...

On Sunday, we shifted our attention over the Liverpool after they beat Barcelona 4-0 and, as always, delved into the biggest transfer rumours so you don't have to.

OTD: Midfielder maestro signed for Arsenal

Can you believe that it's been four years since Santi Cazorla signed for Arsenal and brought so much happiness into our lives?!

Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil set to miss Liverpool clash, Wilshere...

Arsenal team news
Following Arsenal's 8-0 win over Viking FK on Friday night, Arsene Wenger gave a fitness update on pretty much every player who's ever played for the Gunners...

Friday Arsenal recap – New signing, the latest on Griezmann and...

Friday was a comparatively jam-packed day with deals happening left, right and centre, as well as the usual gossip-guff.

Player ratings v Viking FK: Campbell, Cazorla and Oxlade-Chamberalin all shine...

Another pre-season win for Arsenal against Viking FK saw moments of brilliance from a few Gunners.

'I'm lucky to play with them' - Arsenal man hails Alexis...

Santi Cazorla recently took part in a 'super-fan' interview while in LA and admitted that he feels very lucky to play with the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

Long read: Chivas victory shows Arsenal what they’ve been missing

Yes. I am one of those weirdo's that stayed up to watch a 3-1 win in a meaningless pre-season friendly that didn't finish until 4am UK time. And it was worth it.

Wenger admits star midfielder may not be fit for Liverpool

Chivas Guadalajara midfielder Javier Eduardo Lopez (C) defended by Arsenal midfielders Santi Cazorla (L)and Francis Coquelin (R) during their friendly soccer match at StubHub Center in Carson, California on July 31, 2016. Arsenal won 3-1. / AFP / RINGO CHIU
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Santi Cazorla may not be fit enough to face Liverpool on the opening day of the season as the midfielder continues to recover fully from a knee injury that wrecked last season for him.

Tuesday recap: Arsenal striker bid rejected, Ben Yedder interest + more

The rumour mill was in overdrive on Tuesday, with the news that we could be about to sign Wissam Ben Yedder breaking on Twitter and Lyon confirming that they've rejected a bit from us for Lacazette.

Arsenal star: This striker was born with a gift

Santi Cazorla has jumped in on the David Villa love-in that our players seem to be partaking in before our pre-season friendly against the MLS All-Stars.

Friday recap: Wenger on Payet; Vardy, Morata and more

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.

Spanish midfielder: This England star is a joy to watch

Santi Cazorla has described Jack Wilshere as a 'joy to watch' recently while the 24-year-old is away in France for the Euros.

Three Arsenal legends appear in advert

Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg all appeared alongside Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and Hector Bellerin in the advert for our new 2016/17 Puma kit.

Ranking Arsenal's midfielders for the 2015/16 season

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign? We’ve decided it’d only be fair to go through the squad...

Arsenal finish fifth in Premier League injury stakes for 2015/16

Arsenal injury news
With the 2015/16 crown, Newcastle United have won the Injury League for the second year in a row.

Spain manager says he snubbed Cazorla and Chelsea star for the...

Despite playing a large role in qualifying, Santo Cazorla has not made the Spain squad for Euro 2016.

Cazorla, Monreal, Bellerín all snubbed as Spain name 25-man Euro 2016...

Vicente Del Bosque has named his 25-man squad for Euro 2016 and has not included an Arsenal player.

Watch: Cazorla's 5-year-old son shows amazing skills

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla returned and played excellently on Sunday, but all eyes were on his son after the game.

The young Arsenal stars who shone to seal crucial win

Arsenal u21s secured promotion via the play-offs on Tuesday evening, beating Aston Villa 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium to return to the top flight of u21 football in England.

Arsenal's youth academy heading back to the big time

Tuesday night was important for the club in more ways than one: the headline grabber was West Ham signing off at Upton Park with a win over Manchester United that guaranteed Champions League football for Arsenal next year.

Cazorla: I want to face Manchester City on Sunday

As if the first and second Cooper Tires challenges weren't enough, three Arsenal stars have taken on an even trickier set.

Massive boost for Arsenal ahead of monster Manchester City clash

Arsenal team news
Santi Cazorla, Calum Chambers, Tomas Rosicky and Serge Gnabry will all play for Arsenal’s u21s tonight as they face Blackburn Rovers.

Santi Cazorla gives his verdict on what went wrong for Arsenal...

Santi Cazorla believes that Arsenal need to ‘think about defending sometimes’ and make some changes if they are going to challenge for the title.

Wenger thinks Arsenal are performing - "It's not down to the...

Santi Cazorla's injury has been pointed to as a crucial loss for Arsenal this season but, ultimately, Arsène Wenger feels the team have been able to show quality without the Spanish midfielder.

Team news: Arsenal receive huge boost ahead of Norwich City game

No news is good news: that's certainly the case as far as injuries are concerned and Arsène Wenger will be breathing a sigh of relief this week.

Team news: Arsenal midfielder in contention for first time in 5...

Arsenal team news
Arsène Wenger is enjoying the rare pleasure of having his entire first team squad in full training for around a week now.

Cazorla on his future ahead of Liverpool visit

Santi Cazorla has revealed that he would like to return to Villarreal one day.

Injury update: Arsenal midfielder still not ready to return

Facing the press before Arsenal's game against Sunderland, Arsène Wenger admitted he doesn't know if Jack Wilshere will be ready for Sunday's game, which definitely comes too soon for Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal midfielder opens up about desperation to play

Out since November, Santi Cazorla is finally nearing a return and he couldn't be more relieved.

Team news: Arsenal receive boost as star player returns to full...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger confirmed ahead of Arsenal's match against West Brom on Thursday that everybody who played against Crystal Palace on Sunday is available.

Predicted XI: Čech and Mertesacker to face Palace, no Ramsey

Arsenal predicted lineup
After last weekend's collapse against West Ham United, Arsène Wenger has a lot to consider this weekend.

Injury news: Cazorla back in full Arsenal training (picture)

Santi Cazorla
It may be too late for the title race but Arsenal fans will be delighted to see Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla was back in full training on Saturday morning.

Is this why Theo Walcott has been rubbish this season?

Helen Trantum column
Helen Trantum tries to understand if Arsenal's lack of players combinations lies at heart of many poor performances this season.

Team news: Cazorla update, Wilshere edges closer to full fitness

Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has spoken to the official club website, telling fans that a quartet of injured midfielders are edging ever closer to first team action.

Gifted midfielder picks 3 Barcelona, 2 Real Madrid, 1 Arsenal

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla has picked Robert Pires for his dream five-a-side team.

Team news: Wenger confirms Cech could face Watford

Arsenal team news
The latest injury news ahead of our clash against Watford.

Wenger confirms key Arsenal men return soon

Arsenal team news
Mulitple key players are back in training, Wenger confirms.

Video: Arsenal stars on their best and worst ever games

Sometimes you play football and it feels like you can do no wrong, other times things just do not and will not come off. As...

Injury news: One Arsenal midfielder suffers setback, other ahead of schedule

Arsenal injury news
Facing Everton on Saturday, Arsenal are without Mathieu Flamini. The Gunners are also without Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey and the boss provided...

Arsenal midfielder thanks fans for career highlight

Santi Cazorla revealed in a Twitter Q&A that having his own song at Arsenal is his career highlight. For most players who get the chance...

Arsenal’s full injury list ahead of Watford clash

Arsenal treatment room
Arsenal go into their FA Cup game against Watford with a number of injuries affecting their squad. Below is rundown of the treatment room and...

Wilshere and Cazorla back to face Watford

Arsenal injury news
Arsenal midfielders Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla could both return in time to face Watford in the Premier League at the beginning of April. It...

Three more added: Arsenal’s full injury list + return dates

Arsenal treatment room
Tuesday night might have been good for Arsenal in terms of the cup, but when it came to keeping players fit, it was not. Three...

Arsenal’s title challenge clinging on by its fingertips

On a weekend where the Arsenal tail attempted to wag the dog, like England's bowlers after another batting collapse, the team's combination of pride,...

Analysis: How Arsenal can use Elneny to revitalise season

A north London derby at White Hart Lane is quite the occasion for a full Premier League debut. It's even more daunting when you're in red. Signed...

Was this really the moment Arsenal's title challenge exploded?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Was Santi Cazorla's knee ligament injury the moment Arsenal's title challenge was fatally torpedoed, even before they got to play United and Swansea? It's likely...

Arsenal star responds to claims he's out for season

Santi Cazorla has made a hasty reply concerning rumours that he could be out for the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. Although...

Huge injury blow for Arsenal: Wenger reveals Cazorla injury set-back

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Santi Cazorla has suffered a fresh injury set-back. The midfielder, who has already been sidelined for months with knee ligament...

Arsenal injury boost: Cazorla nears return, could face Tottenham

Santi Cazorla
Arsenal may have received a significant injury boost looking ahead to the run-in, with Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla nearing a first team return. The 31-year-old...

Arsenal trio explain what lies ahead for Gabriel

Nacho Monreal was recently speaking to the Arsenal programme about what Gabriel needs to do to improve his game here in England. The Spanish left-back believes...

Injury update: Welbeck could face Manchester United, Cazorla is just weeks...

Arsenal injury news
Arsenal face a tough schedule in the coming weeks, starting with the visit of Leicester City on Sunday. A huge title clash, the Gunners will...

Injury update: Cazorla and Wilshere just weeks away

Arsenal injury news
Arsenal head into the fourth round of the FA Cup this weekend with plenty of positive injury news, and more of it could be...

Arsenal players congratulate Walcott on milestone

Arsenal player tweets
Theo Walcott has now officially been a Gunner 10 years and the occasion hasn't gone unnoticed by his peers. Several of the forward's team-mates took...

Injury update: Wenger gives the latest on Coquelin and Cazorla

Arsenal injury news
Both injured in November, Francis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla were ruled out for a number of months. Knee injuries suffered in games against West Brom...

Injury updates: Coquelin back soon but Cazorla still out for months

Arsenal injury news
Speaking to the media after Arsenal's defeat of Newcastle United on Saturday, Arsène Wenger was inevitably asked about transfers. A deal for Egyptian midfielder Mohamed...

Four Arsenal players in team of the season so far, Koscielny...

After Monday's defeat of Manchester City, Sky pundits Jamie Carragher settled upon a team of the season so far. Between them they managed to agree on...

Arsenal's midfield maestro reveals he could be sidelined for up to...

Santi Cazorla
Losing Santi Cazorla to injury has been a huge blow to the squad and although we're trying to adapt to football without him, it's...

Why Arsenal's midfield maestro will be missed

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla's ruptured knee ligaments are, obviously, both a pain for him and for Arsenal Football Club. I begin here, because as happens sometimes, I...

Wenger confirms Cazorla surgery, midfielder faces ‘maybe four’ months out

Santi Cazorla
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has undergone knee surgery to repair the damage to his knee suffered in the 1-1 draw with Norwich City at...

Ramsey reuniting with Özil can inspire Arsenal to the title

Boxing Day 2013, Arsenal won at Upton Park but Aaron Ramsey picked up a thigh strain which ruled him out until April. Mesut Özil had signed...

Midfielder upset over not being involved in Arsenal's win over Sunderland

Santi Cazorla
News that Cazorla is likely to be sidelined for months after sustaining a knee injury hit the Gooner-verse hard and it seems the midfielder...

Injury will keep Cazorla out for at least three months –...

Arsenal injury news
It's the news Arsenal fans have been dreading. The knee ligament damage suffered by Santi Cazorla at Carrow Road on Sunday is set to keep...

Arsenal midfielder has convincingly outpassed the Premier League

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Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has completed more than 200 passes more than any other Premier League midfielder so far this season. An injury suffered by...

Key Arsenal man has suffered ligament damage - report

After Sunday's game against Norwich City, Arsenal fans were sweating over the fitness of Alexis Sánchez and Laurent Koscielny. However, soon after the game there...

Wenger gives updates on three new injuries

Heading into the game against Norwich City, there was plenty of talk about an Arsenal 'injury crisis'. Coming out of the game against Norwich City,...

Debunking the “Özil can’t play on the wing” myth

What do the following have in common: Paul Scholes Clarence Seedorf Bastian Schweinsteiger They're all World Cup winners? No, there's an Englishman and Dutchman in there! They're all...

Five takeaways from Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion

After a difficult week in which Arsenal's French contingent were mentally assaulted by the atrocities committed in Paris, fans were looking forward to a...

Why Wenger is wrong about Cazorla not being to blame for...

As usual, Wenger has come out in support of Santi Cazorla after the midfielder missed a penalty late in the second half in our...

Infographic: How Arsenal's internationals got on during the break

Just over a week ago, ten Arsenal players left for international duty. 13 appearances later, it seems that all 10 are set to return injury free....

Football’s importance only magnified by weekend horrors

So another international break is drifting by, rendered even more insignificant than usual by events in Paris, and the myriad of similar attacks elsewhere...

Watch: Cazorla scores as Spain outclass England

Arsenal had representatives on both benches on Friday evening as England took on Spain in Alicante. The full 90 minutes was watched by Kieran Gibbs,...

Arsenal midfielder with international squad despite health concern

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has joined up with the Spain said for two friendlies, despite slight concerns around his health. The 30-year-old was subbed at...

Wenger: Arsenal were lost without our guide

Santi Cazorla was subbed off at half time in our 1-1 draw against Tottenham due to him feeling dizzy. Although the boss claimed he wasn't ill,...

Arsenal's midfield will not help them win games under pressure

Another game against Mauricio Pochettino, another struggle. "The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos,...

Wenger explains why he subbed Cazorla

Arsenal's first half against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday saw the Gunners struggle badly as the visitors dominated the midfield in the north London derby. Failing to...

Cazorla: All Arsenal can do now is win

Santi Cazorla said he was 'proud' following our 2-0 win against Bayern Munich in the Champions League and that all we can do now...

Ramsey among Arsenal's most tireless players

We all saw Aaron Ramsey limp off the pitch with a hamstring injury during Arsenal's 2-0 win over Bayern Munich. Used in different roles, both...

Shock stat: 30-year-old covers more ground than every Bayern player

Tinhy midfielder Santi Cazorla didn't have a vintage performance against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, but he showed those little legs still have a lot...

Cazorla pleased with physical battle and the stats back him up

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla continued to show the surprising grit that he's added to his game in the 3-0 win over Watford on Saturday. The...

Santi Cazorla: Arsenal’s unsung talisman

Go to the middle of North London and ask a thousand random strangers who Arsenal's best player is. Most will say Alexis Sanchez, a good two-hundred...

Cazorla wants booing of former Manchester United man to stop

Santi Cazorla scored twice for Spain on Friday evening, but the game was slightly overshadowed by the continued booing of Gerard Piqué. The Barcelona defender...

Arsenal midfielder insists the manager is trusted by players

After confirming their place at the summer's European Championships with a 4-0 defeat of Luxembourg on Friday night, Santi Cazorla has insisted Spain's players are...

Arsenal midfielder surprised by his own success

Two goals from Santi Cazorla helped Spain confirm their place at Euro 2016 on Friday. The midfielder has come a long way since he was...

Cazorla stat shows midfield maestro is one of the most effective...

The Telegraph recently posted their top 10 most effective players in Europe at the moment and Santi Cazorla is one of them. The midfield maestro...

Internationals: Walcott and Cazorla both on score sheet

Arsenal international duty
Theo Walcott continued his fine form by scoring another goal in England's 2-0 win over Estonia, while Santi Cazorla netted his first international goal...

Wenger: Robert Pires scouted Cazorla for Arsenal!

Arsene Wenger has admitted that signing Santi Cazorla from Malaga was a gamble because the midfielder was unproven, however, Robert Pires assured him that...

Manchester United star reveals Cazorla has been gloating about Arsenal win

Juan Mata is finding it particularly hard to move on from Manchester United's 3-0 defeat to Arsenal, mainly because Santi Cazorla won't let him...

Infographic: When to watch Arsenal players on international duty

Following our 3-0 defeat of Manchester United, it's almost two weeks until we get to watch Arsenal in action again. If playing Watford on 17th...

Cazorla: Manchester United win was ‘most important’ for Arsenal

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Santi Cazorla doesn't seem to get older, he just gets better, and his performance against Man United on Sunday was one of his best. After...

Arsenal midfielder leads way in Premier League assists

Santi Cazorla has now become the most effective playmaker in the Premier League. Since joining Arsenal in 2012, the Spaniard has assisted 32 goals, which...

Predicted XI: North London derby heroes to be dropped for Leicester

Arsenal predicted lineup
A heavily rotated Arsenal side won 2-1 at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night, but we aren't expecting many of those players to feature...

Ospina maintains Arsenal defender one of the best despite poor performance...

David Ospina has picked his ultimate XI and, rather oddly, picked Mathieu Debuchy at right-back. Now, I'm all for supporting our own players and everyone...

Cazorla: It was all lies from the press

Over the summer, Santi Cazorla was heavily linked with a move away from Arsenal, something we believed to be absolute rubbish. So, it's always...

Chelsea legend: I know how special Özil, Cazorla and Mertesacker are

As Chelsea goalkeeper, Petr Čech is used to playing against Arsenal. The Czech international has lined up against his current team-mates a number of times,...

Midfielder says he feels better with every game

Arsenal managed a third Premier League win of the season on Saturday to stay within five points of league leaders Manchester City. A slow start saw...

One-Two Punch: How Wenger can use Giroud and Walcott together

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Arsenal play at home to a side with a relatively unheralded keeper, go on to create an absurd...

Predicted XI to face Stoke: Wenger to shock us?

Arsenal predicted lineup
A rare thing, Arsenal saw an international break come and go with no new injury concerns. In fact, with Per Mertesacker returning Arsène Wenger now...

Arsenal midfield maestro features in crucial win for country

Santi Cazorla featured in Spain's 1-0 win against Macedonia on Tuesday. A goal from Juan Mata early on sealed the deal but the Spaniards aren't...

Chelsea playmaker dropped in favour of Arsenal midfielder for Spain

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Santi Cazorla was chosen over Cesc Fabregas in Spain's match against Macedonia on Tuesday. The midfield maestro had a fantastic season for Arsenal last year but...

Arsenal star criticises his own fans

Spain won 2-0 against Slovakia in Oviedo on Saturday evening, but the victory was slightly marred by the treatment of Gerard Piqué. The Barcelona defender...

Cazorla expects Chelsea flop to come good

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On international duty, club rivals become team-mates for a week or two. Santi Cazorla has been speaking about playing with Diego Costa and is backing...

Arsenal midfielder admits he enjoys his partnership with Barcelona star

While away with the Spain national squad, Santi Cazorla has admitted that he enjoys his time on the pitch next to Sergio Busquets. During the...

Manchester United and Chelsea stars overlooked for Santi Cazorla

From the age of 12, Santi Cazorla played for Real Oviedo. The Spanish club, who play in Liga Adelante (the division below La Liga), have...

Arsenal man gets cosy with Chelsea star

Cesar Azpilicueta shared a picture on social media of himself with Santi Cazorla. Cazorla's away on national duty with the Spanish team trying to obtain his...

Three Arsenal men make London team of the week

The Evening Standard's team of the week includes three Arsenal players, five from West Ham and three from Crystal Palace. Interestingly, none from Chelsea, fancy...

Worrying statistic proves Arsenal not clinical enough

Santi Cazorla has created more chances in the Premier League than any other player. The news is interesting and also a little concerning because we've only...

Arsenal maestro picks Manchester City man in Ultimate XI

Santi Cazorla has named his best XI made up of players he has played alongside, with four Arsenal players making the grade. As well as...

Arsenal midfielder ‘ready’ for position change

Santi Cazorla has told Arsenal.com that he is 'ready' for the position change that sees him playing in the middle of the park rather...

Wenger explains why Ramsey plays wide

Santi Cazorla started out wide on the opening day of the season as Arsenal struggled to control the middle of the park against West...

Watch: Arsenal stars show off stunning skills for PUMA

Monreal and Cazorla do keepy-uppies over a table.

Watch: Arsenal players on what makes the team special

As we all know, one of PUMA's straplines this season is built upon the concept of being 'stronger together'. Focusing on the fans up until...

Arsenal enforce issues warning ahead of Liverpool game

Francis Coquelin has been bigging up Santi Cazorla as the pair get ready to face Liverpool in the Premier League. Just like it is seemingly...

Watch: Cazorla bored of footballer's diet

Cazorla talks about his favourite (and least favourite) things.

The five questions Arsenal still have to answer after Crystal Palace...

On Sunday, Selhurst Park once again proved a happy hunting ground for Arsenal as a well balanced Crystal Palace side were defeated, but didn't...

Wenger claims Cazorla is 'better than anybody'

Wenger explains Santi's central role against Crystal Palace and praised the Spaniard's drive.

Player ratings: Ozil runs rings around Crystal Palace

Ozil unreal against Crystal Palace.

How to solve Wenger's selection issues

"And here comes Alexis," my father bellowed as we observed Arsenal's acrimonious defeat at home to West Ham with equal parts dread and hangover. The...

Wenger must play key midfielder centrally

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It is said that a week is a long time in politics. The same also applies to football. A week ago, I was sitting here...

Cazorla admits Arsenal want to improve

Cazorla speaks about being happy at Arsenal and winning trophies.

Walcott says we can challenge now players show loyalty again

Arsenal fans received good news last week as Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla both had contract extensions confirmed by the club. Walcott has now hailed...

Wenger happy with new Arsenal deals

Wenger speaks about Cazorla and Walcott's new contracts.

Arsenal squad depth key to Premier League glory

After what seems like the smallest break of all time, the 2015/16 season is now upon us. I mean, seriously, I saw Darren Berry yesterday...

Cazorla confirms Arsenal not signing new striker

Santi Cazorla has confirmed what we all might have suspected: Arsenal aren't going to sign Karim Benzema. After months of speculation and vague 'maybe, maybe...

Cazorla thinking short-term

Last season saw Santi Cazorla step up and take more responsibility in the Arsenal team, and it's a change he's very happy with. The Spaniard...

Player Ratings: Arsenal boy runs Chelsea ragged

The Ox took the game by the horns and came away with Man of the Match.

Arsenal forward: This is my home

by Nia Griffiths After both Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla signed new contracts with us on Friday, the players have tweeted about their delight at...

Walcott and Cazorla sign new Arsenal deals

by Nia Griffiths It's official: Theo Walcott has signed a new with Arsenal after months of negotiations and so has Santi Cazorla - bonus! Walcott's contract,...

Spanish club president presents gift to Arsenal players

by Lewis Ambrose After winning the Emirates Cup on Sunday, Santi Cazorla and Gabriel were given gifts by the Villarreal president. The current Arsenal players both used...

Watch: Cazorla’s silky skills

by Nia Griffiths After tricking the Lyon defense during a free kick in the Emirates Cup on Saturday to put us 6-0 up in our...

How should Arsenal set up their midfield in 2015/16?

By Matthew Wade Arsenal's midfield has an embarrassment of riches: does more mean merrier? With Arsenal's improving squad strength, other challenges arise - how does the...

Former Arsenal midfielder believes in squad depth

by Lewis Ambrose Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal have a fairly deep squad and could be ready to compete for the Premier...

Arsène Wenger finds new midfield

by Lewis Ambrose Has Arsène Wenger found his new midfield? The convincing manner in which Arsenal beat Everton on Saturday afternoon could be swept under the...

Arsenal beat Everton to win trophy in style - match report

by Mosope Ominiyi Arsenal were up against fellow Premier League side Everton, with the Barclays Asia Trophy up for grabs - whoever prevailed today would...

Confident Arsenal comfortably win first trophy of the season

by Lewis Ambrose The second game of pre-season saw Arsenal comfortably defeat 3-1 Everton in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy in Singapore. The Gunners...

Arsenal midfield star: We’ll talk about my future next year

by Lee Hurley Santi Cazorla has no interest in talking about his future at Arsenal until the end of next season despite being linked with...

Arsenal playmaker picks two teammates for ultimate XI

by Nia Griffiths It's Mesut Ozil's turn to pick his ultimate starting 11 and one of the players he chose may surprise you... The playmaker picked...

Cazorla-Turan swap on the cards? Don’t be daft

by Lee Hurley It wouldn't be summer if an Arsenal star wasn't linked with a move away from the club. This summer it's Santi Cazorla's turn...

Spanish giants eye up Cazorla

by Lewis Ambrose For the third consecutive summer, Santi Cazorla is being linked with a move back to Spain to play for La Liga side...

Watch: Arsenal midfielder rates Fabregas higher than Özil

by Lewis Ambrose Jack Wilshere loves a bit of controversy, and this time he could be in danger of upsetting his own fans with choices...

Cazorla the comedian at kit launch

by Nia Griffiths Arsenal's official YouTube page released a video of Thierry Henry behind the scenes on our Puma kit launch evening but it was...

Arsenal midfielder admits he's a veteran

by Nia Griffiths While away on national duty for Spain, Santi Cazorla admitted he's something of a veteran now and revealed that he feels good...

Barcelona want Cazorla – report

by Lee Hurley According to a report in Spain, Barcelona are interested in signing Santi Cazorla. Good for them. Under a transfer ban, they'll be signing no-one...

Cazorla: Ospina is best in league, I hope he stays

by Lee Hurley With the rumours linking Petr Cech to Arsenal refusing to die down and the ones claiming David Ospina will be sold intensifying,...

Watch: Arsenal's midfield force in full flow

by Nia Griffiths One area where we haven't needed to strengthen this season is our midfield. Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Santi Cazorla and, in...

Cazorla: Alexis is great now he’s out from Messi’s shadow

by Lee Hurley Santi Cazorla has been praising Alexis Sanchez in the Spanish press, highlighting the shadow of Lionel Messi at Barcelona which hid the...

Santi Cazorla disagrees with Wenger's choice

by Lewis Ambrose After a long season which saw most Arsenal players struggle for form and fitness at various stages manager Arsène Wenger tipped Santi...

Arsenal's Spaniards voice their opinions on the fixture list

by Lewis Ambrose Héctor Bellerín and Santi Cazorla have spoken about the fixtures for the 2015/16 season being released and are eager to start as...

Santi Cazorla excited by big arrivals at Arsenal

by Lewis Ambrose The financial shackles are off and Arsenal have responded with a world class signing in each summer so far with the arrivals...

Santi Cazorla explains just how he became two-footed

by Lewis Ambrose It's incredibly rare to see a player equally proficient with both feet, but that's what Santi Cazorla is. Since joining Arsenal in the...

Arsenal midfielder magician pledges loyalty to Gunners

by Nia Griffiths Since we signed him in 2012, Santi Cazorla has become a hit with the fans and thankfully, it doesn't look as if...

Arsenal midfielder pleasantly surprised by responsibility

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has said that he was surprised to be given the responsibility of captaining the side in the absence...

Cazorla names a Chelsea defender as the "toughest" in the top...

by Lewis Ambrose Speaking ahead of the Puma Arsenal 2015/16 home kit launch on Monday night Santi Cazorla named Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanović as the...

Arsenal striker found it hard to breathe in old kit

by Nia Griffiths At the launch of the new 2015/16 home kit, first team players Hector Bellerin, Tomas Rosicky, Santi Cazorla, Danny Welbeck and Nacho...

In focus: Cazorla: The midfield magician

by Nia Griffiths Watch the best of Santi Cazorla's goals, assists and moments of pure magic from the 2014/15 season. When you consider that Cazorla scored eight...

Arsenal's season of surprises

by Paul Williams Reflections on a season of surprises. A few months ago, following the farcical draw with Anderlecht and defeat at Swansea, I called for the...

Arsenal playmaker praises fellow midfield maestro's vision

by Nia Griffiths Mesut Ozil is full of - deserved - praise for his teammate, Santi Cazorla, saying that he sees things other players simply...

WATCH: Cazorla pays tribute to fan support

by Nia Griffiths Our little Spaniard has been praising the support the Arsenal team have received this season from the fans. Together with Puma, Arsenal have...

Arsenal 14/15 School Report: The Midfielders

As the season wraps up with a 12th FA Cup win and third-place league finish, we look at how the players did over the...

Watch Santi Cazorla watch his FA Cup final goal

With the league now over, all eyes are turning towards Wembley and Arsenal's record-breaking 19th FA Cup final. We all know how last season's final...

Cazorla: That’s our handicap

Santi Cazorla believes that Arsenal's troubles when it comes to playing away to the big boys has proven a handicap over the years and...

Three Arsenal players up for award

The shortlist for the PFA Fan's Player of the Season award has been released and, out of the 10 nominees, three are Arsenal players. Forward,...

Wenger: He transformed completely when I moved him

I thought the reason we didn't buy Cesc Fabregas was because we had Mesut Ozil. Speaking ahead of the game against Swansea at the Emirates,...

In focus: Every Cazorla assist for Arsenal

It's common knowledge that Santi Cazorla loves an assist. Just this season, the 30-year-old midfielder has assisted 11 (and scored seven), already more than last...

Cazorla: That’s what Ozil and I do best

Santi Cazorla has been on fire recently. Back to his sublime best, he is flourishing in a deeper role for Arsene Wenger's side, Cazorla has...

Cazorla: He is a player of the highest level

Can there be many things finer in life than Santi Cazorla hailing Alexis Sanchez? The tiny Spaniard, who has been electric since he was dropped...

Coquelin: Top players want Arsenal because of Cazorla and Ozil

Francis Coquelin has been speaking about both Arsenal's turning point this season, and his own turning point at a player. Coquelin admitted that playing as...

Cazorla: This is my favourite Arsenal goal

At the launch of PUMA's new evoSPEED boot in Carnaby Street's PUMA store, Arsenal Fan TV got a chance to catch up with Santi...

Cazorla's admits contract uncertainty

The impending issue of Santi Cazorla's contract situation has started to rear its ugly head. Word on the street, and by street I mean the...

Cazorla: He helps me and Ozil a lot

Santi Cazorla believes Arsenal are 'lucky' to have Francis Coquelin in the squad. The magical Spaniard was speaking at a Q&A event at Puma's flagship...

Why it's time for Jack Wilshere to make a decision

The worries of the Arsenal world weigh heavy. That's what Jack Wilshere found out back in the autumn of 2011, at any rate. With the...

Wenger: Size doesn't matter for this model player

Gooners everywhere have the privilege of watching Santi Cazorla week in, week out, and it seems like the boss is a fan of the Spaniard...

Cazorla: We will sign new players

Santi Cazorla has said that he thinks Arsenal will sign new players this summer and hopes that means they can challenge in the league. Speaking...

Cazorla meets mini-Gooners for a chat

Santi Cazorla recently met with a number of competition winners for a little Q & A session at PUMA's Carnaby Street store. The smiley Spaniard...

Alexis currently Premier League's best player

After scoring a brace in Arsenal's match against Hull City, Alexis Sanchez has flown to the top of the EA Sports Performance Index table...

Cazorla: Of course we want to win the title

Santi Cazorla was on fire at the KC on Monday night as he pulled the midfield strings for Arsenal. Grabbing a delightful assist for Aaron...

Not Ozil: Arsenal man with more assists than any other

Santi Cazorla added to his impressive assist tally against Hull City tonight. In a stunning long pass to Aaron Ramsey in the area, the little...

Arsenal talisman at club to win 'many titles'

Alexis Sanchez has been speaking about his love for Arsenal Football Club and admiration for fellow footballer and teammate, Santi Cazorla. Speaking ahead of our clash...

Injury Update: Defender a doubt for Chelsea game

Per Mertesacker sprained his ankle in Arsenal's FA Cup win over Reading. He was replaced with Gabriel in the match and Arsene Wenger said in his...

Arsenal stars continue their love-in

Alexis Sanchez has repaid Santi Cazorla's praise by gushing about the tiny Spaniard. There is no combination of these sentences that doesn't make me happy. Arriving...

Arsenal magician: He just wants to play

Santi Cazorla has been singing the praises of Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean's brace at Wembley on Saturday. How amazing is that sentence? Admitting that the...

UEFA explore possibility of European All-Star game

UEFA, looking to add to current revenue streams, is looking at the possibility of adding a European All-Star Game to it's venue of competitions. This,...

Watch: Cazorla helps raise money for FBB

Santi Cazorla was recently unveiled as a patron of Football Beyond Borders. The Arsenal magician was present at a fundraising event recently to help the...

Cazorla reaches out to ex-teammate after horrific leg break

Santi Cazorla pays his respects to injured ex-teammate at Villareal, Mateo Masacchio.

Arsenal midfield star explains desire to return to Spain

Cazorla wants to return to Spain someday to play for Real Oviedo again.

Coquelin stands out – Arsenal player ratings v Burnley

How did the Arsenal players do on an individual basis as they beat Burnley 1-0?

Cazorla set for 100th Premier League appearance

Santi Cazorla will make his 100th Premier League appearance for Arsenal this weekend against Burnley.

The Arsenal stat no-one is talking about (but should be)

Arsenal have exactly the same record after 31 games this season as they did last...well, not exactly the same.

Midfield maestro knows what Arsenal need to keep winning

Santi Cazorla knows what it takes to make sure that Arsenal always win.

Bellerin shines: Arsenal player ratings v Liverpool

Arsenal demolished Liverpool, but how did the players get on individually?

Three Arsenal players in Premier League Top Eight

Three Arsenal players are in the top eight of best players in the league this season.

Cazorla explains his huge frustration

Santi Cazorla has revealed what a massive frustration it was to crash out of the Champions League and how the side intend to make up for it.

Santi Cazorla rubbishes exit rumours

Santi Cazorla has dismissed rumours that he's set to leave Arsenal and return to Spain in the summer.

Are Arsenal already targeting a replacement for Santi Cazorla?

Santi Cazorla has been linked with a move away from Arsenal this summer and a number of players have been mentioned as his replacement. Here's another one.

Top 5 Arsenal performers in last 7 games

Think you know who has been Arsenal’s standout performer recently?

How Cazorla and Sanchez use their small stature to their advantage

As Arsenal come up against the shortest team in the Premier League this weekend, we take a look at why size isn’t always everything.

Cazorla explains what makes Sanchez sad

One of Arsenal's little geniuses talks about another. Happiness everywhere, apart from when Sanchez gets sad.

Nacho Monreal tries to keep up with Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla and nacho Monreal show off some great skills. Watch them here.

Cazorla and the key to Arsenal’s longball

Santi Cazorla spoke after Arsenal's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace and had some kind words for his frontman.

Should Arsenal sell Cazorla? The case for and against

Santi Cazorla has been linked heavily with a move to Atletico Madrid but should Arsenal let him go? It seems like a no-brainer, right?

Six players playing for their Arsenal futures

Arsenal have a squad overflowing with talent, but will these six still be at the club next season?

Laughable claims that Cazorla has agreed to leave Arsenal

It has been claimed that Santi Cazorla has agreed to join Atletico Madrid. We discuss why that's just ridiculous.

Arsenal's magical Spaniard proves impossible is nothing

Santi Cazorla is producing some of the best football of his career at the minute, and the little Spaniard shows no sign of going off the boil any time soon.

Mikel Arteta reveals who is the best at delivering the final...

Mikel Arteta gives his thoughts on the recent performances of Santi Cazorla and Mesut Ozil and reveals which one plays the best through balls.

Why Santi Cazorla deserves to be smiling again

You knew this one was coming... I've gone a couple of ways round with this post. There is the straight retelling of Santi Cazorla's Arsenal...

24 hours later – Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2

One win at Eastlands since, er... Sunday. We all know this was only one game. Perhaps only the start of something rather than a reason...

How do you solve Arsenal’s midfield conundrum?

I was chatting to a Cardiff City fan at work today. She was telling me how Vincent Tan had agreed to change the club's colours...

Wojciech Szczesny was stupid but the overreaction has been worse

Happy new year everyone. It seems to me that Arsenal are destined, this season, to be taking two steps forward and one step back until...