Arsenal ace Wilshere: We should call Cazorla 'Messi' or fatty 'Maradona'

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere says they should nickname Santi Cazorla 'Messi' after Barcelona star Lionel Messi. Wilshere is enjoying playing alongside Cazorla.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere says they should nickname Santi Cazorla 'Messi' after Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Wilshere is enjoying playing alongside Cazorla.

Asked if Arsenal’s players had a nickname for their new talisman, Wilshere said: "Not yet. Maybe it should be Messi!"

Record signing Cazorla was dubbed ‘Paquirrin’ (Fat Boy) in his native Spain because of his resemblance to a celebrity who goes by the same moniker.

When this was pointed out to Wilshere, he said: "Maradona then."

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