Arsenal are exploring the possibility of bringing Santi Cazorla back to the Emirates in some capacity.
The midfielder endured a tough time at the Emirates, suffering numerous injuries while in north London.
Cazorla has always stated he would love to run out for Arsenal again, after he missed out on a proper farewell before his contract expired.
Football.London report Arsenal chiefs are trying to work out a way to get the Villarreal back to the Emirates for another run out.
It is deemed too early to know exactly what capacity the 35-year-old will return in.
Arsenal could offer Cazorla the chance to visit for a pre-season game, or organise a friendly against Villarreal in pre-season.
However, the player has stated he wants to play for the Gunners again.
Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi is close with Cazorla’s agent and will hold talks at the end of the season.
“I don’t know if it’s possible or not, but I want to play one more game for Arsenal before I retire,” Cazorla told Goal.
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“It was a deep regret that I could never have a proper goodbye.
“Arsenal was the biggest club I ever played for. I’m proud that I was an Arsenal player. I’m especially grateful for Arsenal fans who supported me even after I left the club.
“I wish I can be part of the Gunners family in the future again.”
More recently, Cazorla has turned into an agent of sorts, advising Villarreal duo Samuel Chukwueze and Pau Torres on potential moves to Mikel Arteta’s side.
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