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Santiago Cazorla Biography & Latest News

Santiago Cazorla Biography

Santiago "Santi" Cazorla González is a Spanish footballer who plays for Arsenal in the Premier League. A versatile winger he can play on either flank as a result of being ambidextrous, and also as an attacking midfielder. Santiel Cazorla started playing football for local club Real Oviedo being acquired up by Villarreal CF six months before turning 18, as his previous club, immerse in a deep financial crisis, suffered two relegations at the end of 2002–03 which saw it land in Tercera División. He made his debut with the first team on 30 November 2003 in a 1–0 win at Deportivo de La Coruña. On 7 July 2006 Recreativo de Huelva signed Cazorla for €600,000 on a four-year deal, with a clause in his contract whereby he could return to Villarreal. He became Spanish Player of the Year according to Don Balón, a member of European Sports Magazines after topping its rating list. On 26 July 2011 Cazorla left Villarreal and returned to Andalusia to join high-spending Málaga CF, for a fee of €21m. scored on his official debut on 28 August, netting from a superbly-taken free kick but in a 1–2 away loss against neighbouring Sevilla FC. On 7 August 2012, it was officially announced that Cazorla had signed a long-term deal with Arsenal in the Premier League. Cazorla made his debut on 18 August against Sunderland in a 0–0 home draw in which he was named Man of the Match. He scored his first goal for the Gunners on 2 September in a 2–0 win against Liverpool at Anfield, whilst also providing an assist for Podolski on the opening goal in the match. On 17 November Cazorla was named Man of the match in Arsenal's 5–2 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby. Cazorla represented Spain at Euro 2008 and 2012, helping the national team win both tournaments.  

Santiago Cazorla Latest News & Articles

Reports: Manchester City to battle Barcelona for £40m rated Ligue 1 midfielder
Reports: Manchester City to battle Barcelona for £40m rated Ligue 1 midfielder
The midfielder is wanted by some of Europe's top clubs and could be on his way to Manchester City
5 replacements for Santi Cazorla that Arsenal should consider
5 replacements for Santi Cazorla that Arsenal should consider
Who could succeed Santi Cazorla - Arsenal's most important player in the tactical sense?
5 best two-footed players in the world right now
5 best two-footed players in the world right now
Ambidextrous players are rare commodities in modern day football.
5 replacements for Santi Cazorla at Arsenal
5 replacements for Santi Cazorla at Arsenal
The Spaniard is sadly in his final years of professional football and Arsenal need to move quickly to sign someone who could learn his art.
8 football teams and their IPL equivalents
8 football teams and their IPL equivalents
We take a look at the football teams that are similar to the 8 IPL teams taking part in the tenth edition of the T20 tournament in India.
Arsene Wenger has a bigger ego than Sir Alex Ferguson did and it is harming Arsenal
Arsene Wenger has a bigger ego than Sir Alex Ferguson did and it is harming Arsenal
Arsene Wenger's position as the Arsenal manager is under jeopardy.
Transfer Rumour: Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla a target for Turkish club Fenerbahce
Transfer Rumour: Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla a target for Turkish club Fenerbahce
The Spanish internationals contract at the Emirates is up for expiry in the summer of 2017.
Arsenal transfer rumour: Arsene Wenger wants Miralem Pjanic to replace Santi Cazorla
Arsenal transfer rumour: Arsene Wenger wants Miralem Pjanic to replace Santi Cazorla
Arsenal are reportedly preparing to test Juventus resolve with an initial 28m bid this month.
Reports: Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin sign new deals with Arsenal
Reports: Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin sign new deals with Arsenal
Arsene Wenger looks to tie his stars to new deals as his side push for the title.
Real Madrid Transfer Rumour: Arsene Wenger to lure Isco away from the Bernabeu
Real Madrid Transfer Rumour: Arsene Wenger to lure Isco away from the Bernabeu
Currently, Isco reportedly earns around 60,000 a week, and Arsenal are willing to double his wages.
EPL 2016/17: Arsene Wenger confirms Santi Cazorla and Hector Bellerin ruled out of Manchester United clash
EPL 2016/17: Arsene Wenger confirms Santi Cazorla and Hector Bellerin ruled out of Manchester United clash
Arsene Wenger says he will shake Jose Mourinho's hand when Manchester United host Arsenal at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Arsenal news: Theo Walcott may miss clash against Manchester United
Arsenal news: Theo Walcott may miss clash against Manchester United
Walcott may not feature for the Gunners against rivals Manchester United and it is not because of an injury.
Arsenal news: Alexis Sanchez’s injury to be assessed, Santi Cazorla likely to miss out against United
Arsenal news: Alexis Sanchez’s injury to be assessed, Santi Cazorla likely to miss out against United
Mesut Ozil, however, is fine and will definitely feature against Manchester United.
EPL 2016/17: Arsenal need Santi Cazorla back
EPL 2016/17: Arsenal need Santi Cazorla back
A detailed look at Santi Cazorla's importance to Arsenal.
EPL 2016/17: Daniel Sturridge to Arsenal: A move that makes perfect sense for the Gunners and Sturridge
EPL 2016/17: Daniel Sturridge to Arsenal: A move that makes perfect sense for the Gunners and Sturridge
After falling down the pecking order at Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge could be forced to move away from Anfield.
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