Wednesday, 20th March, 2013
Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla believes that the atmosphere created in the stadiums across England by supporters "sets the Premier League apart" from the rest.
The Spanish midfielder has been in great form for the Gunners since he joined the London-based club from Malaga last summer, scoring 11 goals and tallying nine assists. This great performance has helped the fans warm to him.
"I think if there’s anything that particularly marks the Premier League apart it’s the stadiums, the atmosphere of the supporters, the respect for the players", Cazorla told Arsenal’s official website.
"For any footballer, it’s the most important thing, to make the people who support you happy and give back to them on the pitch", Cazorla added. "Ultimately, I want to do the job to the best of my ability and for them to enjoy watching Arsenal, that they’re happy with my work."
The former Malaga man did not take too long to acclimatise himself in England and Cazorla revealed that it is the support of the fans who have helped him with that. "The support they’ve given me has been spectacular.
"I can’t praise the fans highly enough and hope to give them a lot of success in the future, and that we can enjoy it all together", Cazorla added.
Cazorla has already made 51 appearances for his country and will be travelling with the rest of the Spanish national team once again in the upcoming international break to face Finland and France for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
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