Malaga Confirm Cazorla Allowed To Skip Training – To Complete Arsenal Move?

By on August 2, 2012

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Arsenal move a step closer to signing Santi Cazorla.

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Malaga have confirmed midfielder Santi Cazorla has not attended training today amid reports he’s on his way to London to undergo a medical with Arsenal.

The club released an update on their official website of the players undergoing a training session on Thursday morning, and confirmed the only player to be absent was Cazorla:

“Santi Cazorla was the only player absent from this morning’s session, with permission from the Club.”

It read on MalagaCF.com

talkSPORT are one of several mainstream media outlets who report the 27-year-old is on-route to London to undergo a medical ahead of a proposed £17m move to Arsenal.

A picture of Cazorla at a Spanish airport has also been doing the rounds on Twitter, so it seems this transfer is edging ever closer. Only the more pessimistic of Arsenal fans would say this deal isn’t very much on.

Cazorla will be an excellent signing for the Gunners and it could be followed up by the loan signing of Nuri Sahin, if reports this morning are to be believed.

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