The club gave no details about the length of the new
deals but manager Arsene Wenger told the Arsenal
website the pair, along with 17-year-old prospect
Gedion Zelalem, had “committed their futures to the
The news is a well-timed boost for the north London
club, whose title challenge was steered back on track
with a 1-0 win over rivals Tottenham Hotspur on
“Cazorla and Ramsey are absolutely key players for
us, and this news is a boost to the whole club,”
“Gedion is very young of course, but he has shown
already that he has fantastic promise, and we all look
forward to his development with us.”
Spain international Cazorla, 29, has made himself an
integral part of Arsenal’s midfield since joining from
Malaga in August 2012 and was voted the club’s
player of the season last year having featured more
than any other player during the 2012/13 campaign.
Ramsey made a stunning start to the current season,
scoring 13 goals in 27 appearances before suffering a
thigh injury in December.
“I’ve been here for six years and I’m so happy,” the
23-year-old Wales international said.
“I think we’ve shown so far this season what we’re all
about and the direction that this club wants to go in.
I want to be a part of that, and to be a part of
something special at Arsenal. We have a great team
which we believe can achieve great things.”