Arsenal football club is delighted to announce the signing of Santiago Cazorla Gonzalez on a long-term contract. After so much anticipation, the rumors were actually true this time, unlike the 99.9 percent tales of some French bloke that plies his trade in Rennes.
This has been one hell of a summer for everyone concerned with Arsenal. It began very well with the acquisition of an experienced German international that has already notched up a century of appearances for his nation. He and many other Arsenal ambassadors were keenly watched in the European Championships that was retained by that alien nation, Spain.
This was followed closely by another signing from Arsene Wenger’s best trade zone, Ligue 1, and Arsenal did well to pluck off its highest goal scorer in the previous campaign.
Up stepped Robin van Persie with his bombshell that truly brought out every Gooner’s opinion about him. I even had a Gooner’s Perspective episode for van Persie.
With endless speculation linking Santi Cazorla to the club, Wenger, Gazidis and the Arsenal hierarchy has heeded to calls for quality signings from van Persie—the fans to bring the diminutive winger in the bag, literally speaking.
Without further ado, here are 10 things you need to know about Arsenal’s new kid on the block.