Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla (knee) out at least three months
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is out at least three months with a knee injury, reports The Guardian’s Marcus Christenson.
Cazorla, 30, sustained damage to the ligaments in his knee during the 46th minute of a 1–1 draw against Norwich on Sunday. He played with the injury for the rest of the match.
“He played the second half on one leg,” Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Sunday following the match.
Arsenal currently has 10 players on its roster with injuries, including Cazorla’s fellow midfielder Francis Coquelin, who was ruled out for three months due to a knee injury he sustained during a match against West Brom.
Arsenal must defeat Olympiacos in Athens on Dec. 9 by the same score or better than 3–2 to enter the final 16 of the Champions League.