Veteran Spanish midfielder, Santi Cazorla has decided to sign with Qatari club, Al-Sadd.
The 35-year-old played for two seasons with Villareal and played his final game for on Sunday as they ended their league campaign with a 4-0 win over Eibar to finish fifth in La Liga and secure Europa League qualification.
We have reached an agreement with Santi Cazorla. He will reach Doha soon to complete the formalities and join the team. Welcome to Al-Sadd, Santi!🖤🤍@19SCazorla @qatarairwaysar @pumafootball pic.twitter.com/9c2hEcRGy7
— AlSadd S.C | نادي السد (@AlsaddSC) July 20, 2020
This means he will be played under former Spain teammate Xavi, who is currently Al-Sadd manager.
“We have reached an agreement with Santi Cazorla,” Al-Sadd said on Twitter.
“He will reach Doha soon to complete the formalities and join the team.”
This also means Cazorla left Villareal for the third time, a club where he began his professional career and made more than 300 appearances, scoring 57 goals and registering 57 assists.
Cazorla also have 81 caps with Spain, as he helped his national team won Euro 2008 and 2012.