Tag: Villarreal CF

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal makes a save from Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

Emery's Villarreal planning bid for Arsenal star if Arteta can't convince him to stay

Unai Emery and Villarreal are planning a move for Emi Martinez if Mikel Arteta doesn't make the goalkeeper first choice this season.
Villarreal unveil Unai Emery as head coach (Photo via Villarreal CF)

New club confirm Unai Emery as head coach and use Arsenal picture in announcement

La Liga club Villarreal CF confirmed Unai Emery as their new head coach on Thursday, using an edit of his Arsenal announcement photo to do so.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 changes to preferred shirt number

Santi Cazorla has changed his Villarreal shirt number for the new season, moving from 19 to 8.

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.
Villarreal's Nigerian midfielder Samuel Chukwueze and Zenit St. Petersburg's Argentine forward Sebastian Driussi vie for the ball during the Europa League round of 16 first leg football match between FC Zenit and Villarreal CF in Saint Petersburg on March 7, 2019. (Photo by Olga MALTSEVA / AFP / Getty Images)

Villarreal goalscorer vs Barcelona was meant to join Arsenal: Here's why deal collapsed

With a goal and an assist against Barcelona on Tuesday, Samuel Chukwueze is catching the eye in Spain, but he almost ended up playing his football in North London back in 2016.

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.
VALENCIA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 04: Pablo Fornals of Malaga CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Malaga CF at Mestalla stadium on December 4, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Napoli challenge Arsenal for €30m midfielder: Just waiting on player's approval

Napoli want to sign Pablo Fornals this summer, but they're in competition with Arsenal for the player's signature and the midfielder is yet to give his approval to a move.
VALENCIA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 04: Pablo Fornals of Malaga CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Malaga CF at Mestalla stadium on December 4, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Two clubs join Arsenal in race for ideal Aaron Ramsey replacement

Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur have joined Arsenal in the race for Pablo Fornals, according to reports.

Arsenal return for player they already had agreement to sign

Arsenal are reportedly returning for 19-year-old Samuel Chukwueze who was supposed to sign for the club at the same time they signed Kelechi Nwakali.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Official: Arsenal defensive target signs 3-year deal

Arsenal-linked Miguel Layun has signed for Villarreal CF, leaving FC Porto after agreeing a three-year deal with his new Spanish side.

Official: Santi Cazorla joins Villarreal

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

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.

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 25-year-old reportedly says he doesn't want a loan move

Arsenal and Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell has told the club that he doesn't want to go on loan again this season.
VALENCIA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 04: Pablo Fornals of Malaga CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Malaga CF at Mestalla stadium on December 4, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Unsurprisingly Pablo Fornals signs for Villareal not Arsenal

Malaga midfielder Pablo Fornals has joined Villareal after a summer which saw him linked heavily with Arsenal.

Valencia target forgotten Arsenal 26-year-old

Valencia are targeting Arsenal centre-back Gabriel Paulista, claim a radio station in the Spanish city.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Deportivo president responds to rumours about Arsenal striker

Deportivo La Caruna president Tino Fernandez believes Lucas Perez will return to the club, either this summer or next.

Upfront fee disagreement caused winger's move to Arsenal to collapse

Nigerian starlet Samuel Chukwueze was all set to join Arsenal in 2016, but the deal unexpectedly collapsed.

Arsenal set price for want-away forward

Lucas Perez is on the verge of a move away from the Emirates this summer with a reported transfer fee of £13m being discussed as an acceptable figure for the Spanish forward.

£35m set-piece expert wanted by Arsenal and Manchester United

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly set to battle over Villarreal's Samuel Castillejo.

OTD Toure sends Arsenal to Champions League final

On 19 April 2006, Arsenal faced Villarreal at Highbury in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final.
Samuel Castillejo

£35m Spanish winger wanted by Arsenal and Manchester United

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly set to battle over Villarreal's Samuel Castillejo.

Arsenal and Liverpool keen on highly rated attacking Argentine - report

Arsenal, as well as about 106 other teams, are apparently keeping an eye on a 17-year-old the Sun is hailing as an "Argentinian whizkid": Naza Bazan Vera.