MX23RW : Monday, December 10 11:32:20

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla back in training after 18-month injury layoff

Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla takes part in a light training session prior to kickoff in Arsenal's Europa League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid.

Santi Cazorla took part in a light training session prior to kickoff in Arsenal's Europa League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid.

The Spaniard has been sidelined since October 2016 after suffering an Achilles problem which forced him to undergo 10 operations and a skin graft amid fears that he might never play again.

However, Cazorla was put through his paces at the Emirates Stadium by Arsenal head of performance Shad Forsythe, performing several drills on the pitch.


The 33-year-old's Gunners contract expires at the end of the season but Arsene Wenger has previously expressed hopes of being able to offer the player a new deal, depending on his fitness.

Cazorla's last appearance for Arsenal came in October 2016 when Wenger's charges beat Ludogorets Razgrad 6-0 in a Champions League group-stage match.


Click here for more stories about Santi Cazorla

Click here for more stories about Arsenal

Share this article now:
Santi Cazorla in action for Arsenal in October 2016
Read Next:
Wenger: 'Cazorla's Arsenal career not over'
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton156542117423
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
13Watford156271821-320
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account