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Tomas Rosicky has missed 1414 days through injury at Arsenal

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Tomas Rosicky appears to have played his last game for Arsenal after suffering a serious thigh injury against Burnley last week.

Arsene Wenger confirmed the injury is likely to keep the 35-year-old out for up to three months, meaining he is unlikely to feature again this season. With his contract up in June, it would bring an unsavory end to his ten-year stay at the Emirates.

Arriving from Borussia Dortmund in 2006, Rosicky has gone on to make 276 appearances for the Gunners, scoring 28 goals. But, unfortunately, once the Czech Republic international finally exits north London, he will leave a legacy defined by injury behind.

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Rosicky has suffered a rather unbelievable 37 separate afflictions since joining Arsenal, including eight groin injuries, seven hamstring injuries and even a broken nose.

Thanks to PhysioRoom.com, who have kindly pulled together the mountain of data they had on the midfielder, we can now reveal the full extent of Rosicky's injury nightmare.

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Rosicky's problems

Four years on the bench

As you can see from the infographic, Rosicky spent 1414 days in the Arsenal treatment room, meaning he has probably spent more time with physio Colin Lewin than any other man at London Colney. That is an astonishing three years and eight months in which Rosicky was unavailable to Wenger.

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Cult hero

Despite all this, Rosicky has still managed to claim a cult status amongst Arsenal fans. Indeed, the loudest cheer in the FA Cup fourth round tie against Burnley was heard when he emerged from the bench to warm-up for the first time this season.

He has also scored some terrific goals during his time with the club, most notably the howitzer against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in 2014. It turned out to be the winner that day.

For old time's sake, here it is:

All data was collated by PhysioRoom, the world's leading, jargon-explained, sports injury website. 

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