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.

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.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Bournemouth, Tottenham & Mike Dean, Vorskla, youth, ladies, Santi Cazorla...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew reviews the narrow win on the south coast, looks forward to the NLD (but...

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.

Pires admits he's glad seeing star with a smile back on his face

Robert Pires says Santi Cazorla is loved wherever he goes, adding that the midfielder has earned that affection, particularly after his recent injury struggles.

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.
A familiar sight (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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 him

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 him go

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' phone call

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 3 years

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 vs Sevilla

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 Arsenal spend and...

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 again

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.
Santi Cazorla in training

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

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.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

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

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....
Santi Cazorla in training

10 exceptional Santi Cazorla replacements identified

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 out continues

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.
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

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

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.
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 huge Arsenal fan favourite as player-coach

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.