Watch: Santi Cazorla gives Arsenal fans deja vu with Villarreal screamer
Any Arsenal fans who were watching Barcelona’s 2-1 victory over Villarreal might have had a feeling of deja vu during the game.
Santi Cazorla became a fan favourite during his six years at the Emirates, but injury problems ruined his final two seasons with the club.
The midfielder joined Villarreal following his release from Arsenal in 2018, and he has rebuilt his career in Spain. Cazorla’s latest appearance saw him roll back the years against Barcelona as he scored a 35-yard wonder goal at the Camp Nou.
However, that effort will come as no surprise to Gooners who have seen him produce similar moments of magic in an Arsenal shirt, including this goal against West Ham in 2012.
Cazorla received the ball outside the penalty area and took a touch before arrowing a brilliant strike past a helpless Jussi Jaaskelainen, and as you’ll see below, there’s more than a little bit of similarity between the two strikes.