Eduardo given reason for hope

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Arsenal hope stricken forward Eduardo da Silva will make a full recovery in nine months after declaring surgery on his broken leg a success.

The Croatia striker suffered one of the most horrendous injuries ever seen in a Barclays Premier League match after a mistimed tackle by Birmingham´s Martin Taylor but the Gunners are hopeful he will be back in action before the end of the year.

A statement on the Gunners´ official website,, read: "It is hoped that Eduardo will be running again in six months´ time and making a full recovery after nine months."

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