Arsenal have confirmed Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have committed their future by signing contract extension on Friday.
The England international is the long-serving player at the Emirates and his earlier deal had just one year left. However, he has now extended his stay at the north London club by signing a new four-year deal.
A statement on Arsenal’s official website read, “Santi Cazorla and Theo Walcott have both agreed contract extensions with the club.”
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has also expressed his delight after the two players secured their future to the Emirates club.
“We’re delighted to have extended the contracts of Santi and Theo. Both are top quality players who are hugely important and influential to our squad,” Wenger explained.
“As well as their huge contributions on the pitch, they both have a great deal of experience and are very popular off the pitch. We’re very pleased with them both signing contract extensions, as it provides our squad with further stability of quality.”
Both Walcott and Cazorla are versatile players as they have the ability to play in various positions. They have also excelled in different roles and their contribution in terms of assists and goals can never be undermined.
Having tied down these two players’ future to the club, Arsenal manager will be delighted as he will can now focus on building a squad to challenge for the title next season.