Villarreal spectacularly unveil former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla

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       Watch Santi Cazorla's magical unveiling

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A glass box on a platform was filled with smoke as a magician presided over proceedings at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Thursday.

After earning a contract with his former employers, Santi Cazorla was officially unveiled as a Villarreal player once again this evening and it was all kinds of insane.

Cazorla proved his fitness in pre-season training with Villarreal, though, earning a one-year contract with the Spanish club. This particular post has over 20,000 likes, with fans struggling to comprehend what they had just seen. Despite serious illness, the London "Arsenal", which Santi has performed with 2012, extended his contract expired in the summer of 2018, and "Villarreal", the Spaniard has already moved on as a free agent.

The ex-Spain worldwide started in the youth team at Villarreal before being sold to Malaga in 2011.

Villarreal have unveiled the signing of the returning Santi Cazorla by using a freaky magic stunt.

Cazorla said: "Today is a very special day for me because I return to what I consider to be my home". "I'm grateful to Villarreal, not just for how they opened the doors to me when I was 18, but for their unconditional support through hard moments and for re-opening the doors to me [now]".

But injury struggles in recent years have limited his appearances, and in the past two seasons, he only pulled on an Arsenal shirt 11 times.