It reach nine years today, Arsenal signed Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla from Malaga for a fee in the region of £12million.
The most technically gifted playmaker made 180 appearances, netted 29 goals and contributed 42 assists during his six years spent in north London club.
Cazorla marked his Arsenal’s debut with match of the match award before scored his first Gunners goal in a 2-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield stadium.
The 36-year-old, who primarily operates as an attacking midfielder, while also play as a winger, central midfielder or as a deep-lying playmaker netted his first hat-trick for the Gunners against Reading, a performance that saw him pick up another man of the match award.
Santi Cazorla, who capable of forming a link between defence and attack, integral in ending the club’s nine-year trophy drought, scoring a crucial free-kick en route to winning the FA Cup in 2014.
One of his moment of magic was against Manchester City at Etihad stadium as he inspired the Gunners to a hard fought victory.
The 36-year-old was partnered with Francis Coquelin in a midfield pivot and took matters into his own magic hands to dealt with his compatriot David Silva and Brazilian brute force of Fernandinho and Fernando.
Santi Cazorla opened the scoring from the spot in the first-half before he then showed a completely different side to his game.
The 36-year-old left the north London club 2018 on a free transfer after not played for the club since suffered an Achilles injury in October 2016.