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Santi Cazorla could be out for the rest of the season

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Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla could be out of the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his knee injury - and fans have voiced their concerns on Twitter.

The 30-year-old may not play again this season, according to the Mirror, who claim Arsene Wenger was putting a brave face on when he claimed the Spaniard could be back in four months.

Cazorla sustained his knee injury during the Gunners’ 1-1 draw at Norwich last month - the latest in a long line of injuries suffered by Arsenal players - and could now be a doubt for next summer’s European Championships in France.

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“The surgery has now happened. It’s not the season. It is at least three months, maybe four,” Wenger had previously told reporters. “Santi wanted to have a chance to come back quickly so he didn’t want to last too long for 25 opinions. He decided to go straight away.

“The guy said, 'Look, it’s a clear case - it’s a rupture of the external knee ligament.' And he said, 'Okay, let’s do it straight away.’”

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Big blow for Arsenal

Although Cazorla failed to score a Premier League goal during the opening months of the 2015-16 season, he often dictated the tempo of Arsenal’s matches and registered three assists.

Arsenal fans react on Twitter

Many fans now believe it’s imperative, in order for Arsenal to stand any realistic chance of ending the season with silverware, for Wenger to splash the cash on a new midfielder when the transfer window re-opens next month.












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