Earlier this week, Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis suggested the board
and manager remained relaxed about the situation, with both parties ready to
work towards a resolution when the time was right.
vapor v black Cazorla, though, maintains whatever Wenger's future
plans may be, the Arsenal boss has not dropped any hints they would not include
extending his stay at the Emirates Stadium.
"The truth is we do not have that feeling in the dressing room," said
Cazorla, in an interview with Spanish broadcaster Cope on its This is Football
"The boss has not indicated that this will be his last year. Not at all.
"He is fully focused on this season and I do not know what he is planning for
"Today I do not rule him (out of ) continuing another season because he has
not said he will leave.
"It is in his hands and he is the one who has to make the decision, but today
I would say that he may continue."
obra orange Cazorla, whom Wenger brought to the club from Malaga in
August 2012, continued "Arsene is an icon at the club. He has spent 20 years
here and every bit of praise to him would not be enough.
purecontrol cleats "There was a time when fans demanded the club to
fight for the Premier League title again or do something big in the Champions
"We were aware of that and I hope the club can take a step forward and
Arsenal can be fighting for big things this season."
On his own future, Cazorla added he felt "happy" and "valued" at Arsenal,
with reports suggesting the playmaker could be set for a return to Spain with
Arsenal have made a solid start to the new season, currently third in the
Premier League table having recovered from a 4-3 home defeat by Liverpool on the
opening weekend to produce an unbeaten run of nine matches in all
The Gunners, though, needed a somewhat controversial stoppage-time winner
from defender Laurent Koscielny to secure a 1-0 win at Burnley in their last
game ahead of the international break.
Cazorla, however, feels such moments can define a campaign.
mercurial v black The 31-year-old said: "Many times we talked about
what we have lacked to win the Premier League in recent seasons, because we have
always had opportunities to fight for the title.
"Last season, when teams like Manchester United, Chelsea or Manchester City
were not doing well, we had a chance to win, but due to our inconsistency we
didn't take it.
"We are aware of that and now we know that we have to be consistent. We have
to win games like the one against Burnley no matter how. Even with a
controversial goal in the last minute it is okay because those games can give
you the title.
"We cannot drop points in certain matches because at the end of the season
those points could cost us the Premier League title."
purechao black Gunners defender Nacho Monreal has been called up to
Spain's squad ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Albania following
injury to Jordi Alba.
Right-back Hector Bellerin, though, came off with a suspected ankle problem
when playing for Spain Under-21's in the win over San Marino on Wednesday, so
will be assessed.