Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Wenger plays down Cazorla Atletico link

Last week stories emerged from Spain about Atletico Madrid agreeing a deal with Santi Cazorla to bring the Spanish international back to La Liga.

Having firmly established himself this season as one of the team’s key components, it was a rumour that worried Arsenal fans, but at his pre-game press conference this morning, Arsene Wenger dismissed the tale and said there’d been no contact with the Madrid side.

“He extended his contract last year,” said the Arsenal boss. “I don’t think there’s anything to worry about, we’ve not been approached.”

It is more than likely that the former Malaga and Villarreal man will want to go back home before the end of his career, but considering the form he’s shown this campaign, it’s too early.

He has 7 goals, 5 from the penalty spot, and in terms of creativity he has created 57 Premier League chances, sharing top spot with Alexis.

Hands off, Atletico. Come talk to us again next summer. Maybe.

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Ciderman

Or the summer after blogs

Hi-brid

…or in about 5 years. Maybe.

Clock End Mike

Hands off our Santi. We love him!

GreekTragedy

I’d take a straight swap for Koke. Actually, screw that, they can chuck in £10m as well. The lads a fooking magician!

CB

Hands off our Santi!!!

[Though I reckon it is his agent causing problems for his next contract.]

Don

Hands off our elf.

Santi’s agent is probably Santa Claus, fat jolly cunt.

Gooner from Pretoria(Cap city)

Are you by chance the Grinch?? Hands of our chipmunk his still dancing passed defenders…

Karl

Has anyone seen the Nacho v Santi two touch keepy-ups battle? No surprise who wins in the end!

Nasri's missing chinbone

It’s the accuracy of cazorla’s returns to nacho from both feet and after rubbish passes from monreal which is so impressive. The guy just oozes class

gar14

Nacho was pretty damn good in it too. that was a quality video

Jasonissimo

I like how they are 10m apart. I can easily imagine it being a 20min. video if they stand any closer.

Seen other top pros displaying keep-up skills in warm up. You realize after a point that unless they are pressured by a defender, the ball will only touch the ground if they allow it to. Pros, man. Too good.

sammysamsam

Who wouldn’t want him. He’s an adorable genius

True Red

Santi and Mesut are starting to show the understanding we all hoped for when the latter signed. With these two pulling the strings there’s no limit to our potential

snc

I hope he retires at Arsenal.

AnonymousGun

Like TRock7.

Springbank 1962

Santi is one of the most attractive, exciting, and effective attacking midfield players in all of football right now.

What’s more we love him. We even have a song.

Tomas is 34. Santi is 30.

Now why the hell would we want to move him on this summer or next?

jack p

They can have him….. for £500 mil. Heck is david luiz is worth 50 santi’s easily worth ten times as much 😉

But seriously i hope we keep him.

flappylegs

I’d say Santi is 15 david luizes.. maybe even 20.

fve

I have no interest in letting Santi go in the next 4 years. If it were up to me he’d finish his career with the club. After Alexis he’s probably been our best player this season.

David C

I hope he doesn’t miss Spain too much. Can’t some of you London Gunners start a tapas restaurant near his house and maybe play some flamenco guitar outside once in a while so he doesn’t get homesick? Maybe we can hire a bull to run by his house once a year as well.

WengersNoseHair

Well, he was hardly going to turn the presser into a goodbye disco party, was he? Coz we all know how Santi got those dancing feet…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tjl6JTnUtV4

North Bank Gooner

OOOOoooohhhh Santi Cazooooooooorrrrrla

Trez

Well naturally I’d rule this out, but this is the third time he’s being linked to atleti. Surely they must be something truth in it. Wouldn’t surprise me if wenger lets him go because of wilshere,
I’ll be really sad if he does leave.

Arsepedant

I was never in doubt that this was nothing more than a silly click-bait rumour. The poo-meter must have exploded.

santi's weaker foot

Jst seeing the best of our little magician & here they come with all this nonsense rumours.Hands off our little magician Atleti….

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