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Cazorla sorry for insulting Spurs


ARSENAL midfielder Santi Cazorla has apologised after being photographed holding a placard that insulted Tottenham.

He and an unidentified woman held up the paper note to camera that read: "What do we think of Tottenham? S***. And what do we think s***? Tottenham."

Cazorla said he was unaware of what was written. The Spaniard wrote on Twitter: "Our apoligizes to the Totenham fans, we couldn't see the paper. £alwaysfootballalwaysrespect"

Cazorla signed the brief note on his behalf and on behalf of Robert Pires, the former Arsenal winger, who also appeared in the photo.

The Gunners have confirmed the appointment of Dutchman Andries Jonker as head of their academy. The 51-year-old, currently the assistant manager at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga, will join Arsenal on July 1 and succeeds Liam Brady in the role.

Brady, currently the Gunners' head of youth development and the academy, will "help to ensure a smooth transition" with Jonker, who spent seven years developing and implementing youth coaching reforms with the Dutch Football Association, the KNVB.

Jonker has also worked as Holland U21 and U15 coach, technical manager of the KNVB and assistant coach to Louis van Gaal at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, where he also had a spell as interim head coach.