Cazorla spoke to Cesc over Chelsea move, comments on Costa

Cazorla Corner

Arsenal midfielder says Fabregas and Diego Costa are both "great players".

When it became apparent that erstwhile two-time Barcelona player Cesc Fabregas was available for purchase on the summer market it seemed a likely that he would return to Arsenal - in the mindset of Gunners fans at least.

Arsene Wenger passed on the midfielder, though, and his London rival Jose Mourinho leaped at the opportunity to add the cultured trophy-magnet to his ever-growing roster of attacking talent at Stamford Bridge.

Santi Cazorla said earlier today that he spoke with his compatriot regarding the transfer and noted that the 27-year-old was "happy" with the move.

"I've spoken to Cesc and he's very happy," Cazorla explained.

Fabregas was joined in West London by his Spain team-mate Diego Costa.

Throughout the club season Costa attracted plaudits for his prolific ability in front of goal yet was panned by the Spanish media for being a "failure" due to his inability to swiftly adapt to the tiki-taki system of football adopted by the national team, as opposed to the more functional and Chelsea-like strategies he was used to under the tutelage of Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid.

However, Cazorla pushes Costa into the company of Cesc as he dubs the pair of them "great players".

He concluded: "It's football - great players move clubs."

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