Tag: Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla played for Arsenal Football Club. The Spanish midfielder joined Arsenal from Malaga in 2012 for £10m. Cazorla left Arsenal for Villareal in 2018 on a free transfer. In total, he made 180 appearances for Arsenal and scored 29 goals. “The Little Magician” wore the number 19 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on December 13, 1984. Cazorla currently plays for Villareal.

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As Liverpool get ready for a season without Virgil van Dijk, how do the worst Arsenal injuries compare to that suffered by the defender?
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates his second goal during the Spanish League football match between Getafe and Villarreal at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe near Madrid on July 8, 2020. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Former Gunner Cazorla joins Al Sadd SC after 1 last assist for Villarreal [Video]

Santi Cazorla reached an agreement to join Qatari club Al Sadd SC this week, after providing an assist in his final game for Villarreal.
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates his second goal during the Spanish League football match between Getafe and Villarreal at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe near Madrid on July 8, 2020. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP) (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO/AFP via Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla says goodbye again

Santi Cazorla will say goodbye to Villarreal on Sunday as the midfielder makes his way to the next chapter of his life.
Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal (Screenshot of video via Twitter)

Many Arsenal fans react to heartwarming reunion video between Monreal and Cazorla

Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla had a heartwarming reunion ahead of the game between Villarreal and Real Sociedad on Tuesday night.
GETAFE, SPAIN - JULY 08: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Liga match between Getafe CF and Villarreal CF at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on July 08, 2020 in Getafe, Spain. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite in talks to join Qatari side

Santi Cazorla is reportedly close to joining Qatari side Al Sadd, holding advanced talks with the club over a move this summer.
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates his second goal during the Spanish League football match between Getafe and Villarreal at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe near Madrid on July 8, 2020. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP) (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO/AFP via Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla does it again – twice!

Santi Cazorla scored twice for Villarreal on Wednesday night to ensure they won their game 3-1 against Getafe.
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Arsene Wenger: I won’t go back to Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has stated that he won't be returning to Arsenal.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Mikel Arteta and Santi Cazorla of Arsenal at the finsl whistle during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

What Santi Cazorla said about working as a coach alongside Mikel Arteta

Santi Cazorla could rejoin former teammate Mikel Arteta on the sidelines as a coach, but not for a couple of years, according to Guillem Balague.
SINGAPORE - JULY 18: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal smiles at Santi Cazorla of Arsenal during the Barclays Asia Trophy match between Arsenal and Everton at the National Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Singapore. (Photo by Lionel Ng/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla and Arsene Wenger to return for Emirates farewell match

Arsenal are reportedly planning a 'farewell' match for both Santi Cazorla and Arsene Wenger at the Emirates to take place some time before the start of next season.
Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 16, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Former Gunner explains why Mikel Arteta deserves to be the Arsenal head coach

Santi Cazorla says Mikel Arteta deserves to be the head coach at Arsenal, as he was always a leader in the dressing room as a player.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Mikel Arteta and Santi Cazorla of Arsenal at the finsl whistle during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla confirms the 2 Arsenal transfer targets they've called him to ask about

Santi Cazorla says Arsenal 'especially' keep in contact with him over the futures of Pau Torres and Samuel Chukwueze at Villarreal.
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

Could Santi Cazorla really join Mikel Arteta's coaching team?

Santi Cazorla's Villarreal contract expires at the end of the season and the midfielder has previously talked about returning to Arsenal, something Mikel Arteta would like to happen, so will it?
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match between Villarreal CF and Deportivo Alaves at La Ceramica stadium in Vila-real on March 2, 2019. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

11 goal contributions this season: Former Gunner is on fire in Spain

Santi Cazorla scored another goal at the weekend as he continues his fine form with Villarreal and pushes for a place at the Euros with Spain.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Mikel Arteta and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion at Etihad Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

What Mikel Arteta is asking from Arsenal

If Mikel Arteta is about to become the next Arsenal manager, then we have some idea of what he's asking for based on reports from last summer.

Santi Cazorla: If Wenger had stayed, maybe I would have

Santi Cazorla says he might have stayed at Arsenal if Arsene Wenger was still manager, but all the changes that summer made it difficult.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 11: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Villarreal and Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 11, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla to feature as ‘main actor’ in Amazon Prime series

Santi Cazorla will feature as a 'main actor' in the Amazon Prime series, 'Six Dreams' which looks behind the scenes in Spanish football.

Dani Ceballos praises Santi Cazorla after first goal for Spain in four years

Dani Ceballos and Santi Cazorla had a nice Twitter exchange after the former Gunner scored his first goal in four years for Spain.

Santi Cazorla: I’d love to return to Arsenal after my playing career

Santi Cazorla says he'd love to return to Arsenal after his playing days are over, and he's still hoping to step out onto the pitch at the Emirates Stadium one last time.
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match between Villarreal CF and Deportivo Alaves at La Ceramica stadium in Vila-real on March 2, 2019. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Santi Cazorla admits he’d consider transfer to the MLS

Santi Cazorla has admitted he'd be open to a move to the MLS before he reaches the end of his playing career.

Santi Cazorla: Arsenal supporters were incomparable and meant so much to me

Santi Cazorla has been reflecting on his relationship with the Arsenal fans, and what it meant to him to have their support over the years.
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match between Villarreal CF and Deportivo Alaves at La Ceramica stadium in Vila-real on March 2, 2019. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Santi Cazorla creating & scoring more than Xhaka, Guendouzi, Willock & Ceballos combined

With Arsenal crying out for creativity in the side, it is bittersweet to realise that Santi Cazorla could still be the man providing it.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 11: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Villarreal and Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 11, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla responds to the possibility of participation in Euro 2020

Santi Cazorla says he's just taking things day by day, refusing to get carried away with the possibility of playing in the European Championships next summer.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 01: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF looks on during the Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadio de la Ceramica on September 01, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Everybody's favourite ex-Arsenal star does it again

Hot off scoring a cracker against Barcelona, every Arsenal fans' favourite ex-Gunner still playing, Santi Cazorla, scored and assisted for Villarreal as they beat Real Betis 5-1 on Friday night.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 11: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Villarreal and Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 11, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla scores screamer against Barcelona

Santi Cazorla scored a screamer for Villarreal against Barcelona on Tuesday night as Arsenal were spanking Forest and Spurs were losing to Colchester.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

I still have a lot to learn: Dani Ceballos calls Santi Cazorla ‘king’

Dani Ceballos has endeared himself even further to Arsenal fans after referring to Santi Cazorla as 'king'.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 11: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Villarreal and Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 11, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla changes to preferred shirt number

Santi Cazorla has changed his Villarreal shirt number for the new season, moving from 19 to 8.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 11: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Villarreal and Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 11, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite gets new contract after injury hell

Santi Cazorla has been rewarded for his miraculous season with a new one-year Villarreal deal in news that will warm even the coldest of hearts.

Arsenal fan favourite admits he has fulfilled a dream after captaining his country

Santi Cazorla says he has fulfilled one of his dreams, after captaining Spain for the second half in their 4-1 over the Faroe Islands.

Ex-Arsenal star snapped supporting them in Valencia: Admits he's a 'gooner forever'

Santi Cazorla was in attendance to watch Arsenal's 4-2 victory over Valencia on Thursday, and he sent good wishes to the club ahead of the Europa League final.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 02: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal reacts following the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 02, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite left devastated

Villarreal dropped into the relegation zone in La Liga on Sunday as Santi Cazorla missed an 89th-minute penalty that would have given them a draw and kept them out of the drop zone.

Former Gunner has fantastic performance against Barcelona: Did Arsenal let go too early?

Santi Cazorla put in one of his best performances of the season in Tuesday night's 4-4 draw with Barcelona, creating a huge eight chances against the La Liga leaders.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - JANUARY 03: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadio de la Ceramica on January 03, 2019 in Villarreal, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite admits 'there is nothing on the table' amid uncertain future

Santi Cazorla could be available again this summer as the midfielder admits he has not received an offer of a new contract from Villarreal yet.
Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match between Villarreal CF and Deportivo Alaves at La Ceramica stadium in Vila-real on March 2, 2019. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Arsenal fan favourite plans to play on for a 'few more years'

Santi Cazorla has no plans to hang up his boots for another few years as the Spaniard aims to make the most of the career he almost lost.

Was it as bad as we remember? Arsenal’s 2018 review

2018 is finally at an end and what a year it was. Let's recap some of the standouts from a calendar year most of us are glad to see the back of....
Sevilla's Argentinian midfielder Ever Banega (L) vies for the ball with Real Valladolid's Spanish defender Fernando Calero (R) during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC against Real Valladolid FC at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on November 25, 2018. (Photo by CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP)

Stats explain Arsenal's Banega pursuit: But should they have kept these 2 stars?

Statistics for the first half of the season suggest Arsenal should perhaps have held onto a couple of players a little longer, and that Ever Banega would be a better signing than some think.

Former Gunner leads league in this stat: Should Arsenal have let him go?

Santi Cazorla leads La Liga midfielders in chances created per 90 minutes, minimum 5 appearances, as he continues his return to top-level football after leaving Arsenal.
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Video: Santi Cazorla excites fans with fantastic backheel assist

Santi Cazorla came back from the latest international break with a bang, setting up two goals in three minutes as Villarreal got their first win in six games on Sunday.

Former Arsenal fan favourite scores absolute stunner

Santi Cazorla scored an absolute stunner for Villarreal as he continues his improbable return to the top of the game.

'Still got it': Arsenal fans wowed by incredible Santi Cazorla goal [Video]

Santi Cazorla scored his first goal for Villarreal from open play on Thursday, and it certainly caught the eyes of a number of Arsenal fans.