Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has suggested on Skysports.com that Santi Cazorla could leave Arsenal in the summer transfer window.
Cazorla has been on the books of the Premier League outfit since 2012 and has established himself as a key member of the team.
“I believe Santi has got a year remaining on his current contract,” Balague wrote on Skysports.com in response to fan's question regarding the midfielder's future.
“It’s down to Arsenal to convince him they can win the league because they really have improved this season.
“If they sign another two or three top players then you’re talking about a team who can challenge for the title next season.
“It’s a matter of whether Arsenal can convince him that this is the case because he can always go back to Spain.”
The Spain international is one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe, but he has not won much at club level.
With Villarreal, Cazorla could win only the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2003 and 2004, while with Arsenal, he has clinched the FA Cup and FA Community Shield.
For a player who has won the European Championship twice, it does look strange that he has never won a league title.
Of course, there are not many clubs with whom Cazorla can win league titles, but he could find teams who are able to compete more than Arsenal.
While the Gunners do not lack attacking talent in their ranks, the former Malaga star is one of the best in his positions they have got.
In 31 Premier League appearances so far this season, the 30-year-old has scored seven goals and created 66 chances, while having a pass accuracy of 88% and a shot accuracy of 52%.