London: Arsenal have signed Spanish attacking midfielder Santi Cazorla from Malaga on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
Cazorla said Tuesday on Arsenal's website that "I'm so excited to be joining one of the greatest teams in Europe and also in the Premier League," and that "their style of play is recognized and admired all over the world."
He has represented Spain 45 times and was a part of the national team during its victorious 2008 and 2012 European Championship campaigns.
Cazorla has represented Spain 45 times and was a part of it during the 2008 and 2012 European Championship victories
Coach Arsene Wenger says "he is a player with good experience at both club and international level" and "he will be a huge asset to Arsenal football club."
Last season, Cazorla helped Malago qualify for the Champions League for the first time in the Spanish club's history.