After being clocked driving at speeds up to 145mph in rush-hour traffic, the Brazilian has been suspended from the roads for a year and has to pay fines and costs up to £3,600
A court heard how the 29-year-old, who was signed from Turkish side Fenerbahce last summer, failed to stop when pursued by police and switched between lanes on a busy motorway on August 17 2011.
The Brazilian eventually stopped his Maserati close to Arsenal's training ground after speeding on the A1 and M25 in Hertfordshire.
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Santos has only made two appearances for the club so far this season, in both the Premier League and the League Cup, while Kieran Gibbs retains the left-back spot, impressing in the early season.