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.

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 years out

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.
Santi Cazorla in training

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

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.

9 brilliant signings Arsenal can make to replace Santi Cazorla this summer

Santi Cazorla is unlikely to ever play football again, let alone pull on the red and white of Arsenal, so finding a replacement for him must be a top priority in the summer.
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)

4 positions Arsenal MUST strengthen urgently

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.
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)

7 biggest problems Arsenal have

Arsenal have a lot of problems right now and if some aren't dealt with soon, they could have massive repercussions going forward.
Brighton's Dutch midfielder Davy Propper (L) vies with Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on March 4, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

16 players who should or could leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal need more than a change of manager, they need to completely revamp their playing squad as well.

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 deal

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

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 shirt number &...

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 in Europa League...

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 this summer

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 career looks over

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

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...

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

2017 is almost at a close, so what will 2018 bring us?
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Arsenal will offer injured midfielder new contract because of this reason

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 'immense'

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.

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.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Danny Welbeck of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on March 18, 2017 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Injury boost for Arsenal as three players return to traning ahead of Koln clash

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 ever seen

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 in 2019

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 in full

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 it healed

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.