Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has rubbished rumours that he could be heading back to Spain.

La Roja international Cazorla, 29, has been linked with a return to La Liga this summer, with champions Atletico Madrid supposedly keen on taking him to the Vicente Calderon.

But having scored the opener in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday, Cazorla has now dismissed rumours of an impending departure, stating that he is only focused on doing well with the north London club.

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"I've seen that [reports of a move] in the papers, but nobody has told me anything personally and the only things I know are from the papers, so I don't know anything," said the Spaniard, speaking to radio station Cadena Cope.