In-form Arsenal Star Drops Bombshell With Emirates Exit Plans.

Santi Cazorla has revealed that he wants to end his career with his former club Real Oviedo. {Photo GETTY}

Santi Cazorla has revealed that he wants to end his career with his former club Real Oviedo. [Photo: GETTY]

Arsenal midfield maestro Santi Cazorla has dropped a bombshell in a recent interview, saying he would love to end his career with his boyhood club Real Oviedo.

30-year-old Cazorla, made this statement in an interview with popular Spanish paper AS per the Daily Star.

Cazorla also stated that he has and will remain a lifelong supporter of the club in which he “learned a lot as a player”.

“[Real Oviedo is] the team of which I was, I am, and will be a supporter of for all of my life.” said Cazorla.

“It’s where I grew up, I learned a lot as a player and I wish I could wear that shirt.”

Although the midfielder clearly stated that his dream of returning to Oviedo in the short term would be difficult, he however remains hopeful of fulfilling this dream in the near future.

“In the short term it will be difficult, but hopefully in a few years it can be fulfilled.” he added.

Cazorla has been in stunning form for Arsenal this season and has been a key member of Arsene Wenger’s side since joining the club in August 2012.

The highly gifted ambidextrous midfielder has made 140 appearances for the Gunners and has bagged 34 goals in his two-and-a-half years at the Emirates. Cazorla has also been linked with a move to Atletico Madrid in recent months.

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  1. Michael Staley

    You state: ” though the midfielder clearly stated that his dream of returning to Oviedo in the short term would be difficult, he however remains hopeful of fulfilling this dream in the near future.”

    What the player said was: “In the short term it will be difficult, but hopefully in a few years it can be fulfilled.”

    “In a few years” is hardly “in the near future”, is it.

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    • Admin

      Well, for a player like Cazorla who will be 31 in December. He’s not got much left to play for Arsenal and so ” a few years “, or ” in the near future” for him should range anywhere from 3-5 years time. From this, we can say that it actually means the same thing. Right?

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