On today in 2018: Santi Cazorla proclaims Arsenal departure
Santi Cazorla introduced he was leaving Arsenal on today in 2018 after six years with the membership.
The Spain midfielder, then aged 33, had made 180 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners, scoring 29 targets, following his arrival from Malaga in 2012.
Out of motion since October 2016 on account of an Achilles harm, he was set to depart together with his contract coming to an finish.
Cazorla’s time with Arsenal included two FA Cup triumphs, with him scoring a free-kick within the 2014 remaining, which Arsene Wenger’s facet gained 3-2, to start a comeback after that they had fallen 2-0 behind to Hull at Wembley.
In a video addressing followers, Cazorla mentioned: “I’m very unhappy to be leaving after so many nice occasions.
“I’ve beloved my time with the membership and I’ll at all times bear in mind the particular moments we had collectively.
“Our FA Cup win in 2014 is one thing we’ll always remember, it was an excellent second for me and for the membership.
“I wish to say thanks very a lot since you at all times give me a particular help. I’m very proud to be a part of this membership’s historical past and I wish to want you the perfect; I’ll miss you numerous.”