Santi Cazorla Arsenal midfielder out of season

Arsene Wenger has revealed that the season is over for Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla.

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Santi Carzola play Santi Cazorla (REUTERS)
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Arsene Wenger has confirmed the fears of Arsenal fans that influential midfielder Santi Cazorla will not play again this season.

Cazorla has been out sidelined since October 16 after injuring his right ankle in Arsenal 6-0 win over Ludogorets in a Champions League tie.

Santi Cazorla play Santi Cazorla (Corbis via Getty Images)

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He was expected to return in early 2017 but underwent a surgery when the injury refused to heal on its own.

He was expected again to return in March but Wenger has revealed that the midfielder will not play again this season.

The season is over for him,” Wenger said on Thursday in a press conference ahead of Arsenal’s home clash against Manchester City.

Santi Cazorla play Santi Cazorla (Reuters)

 

This is the second time the 32-year-old will miss the large chunk of a football season.

In the 2015/2016 season, the midfielder was sidelined in November before returning only for the final fixture of the season.

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