Santiago Cazorla González
Arsene Wenger has unequivocally stated that the recurring physical problems suffered by Santiago Cazorla are the worst he has witnessed.
Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has been out of action for over a year due to an injury which nearly cost him a foot due to infection.
Injured Santi Cazorla has been left out of Arsenal's Premier League squad, but fit-again Jack Wilshere is included.
It has been a miserable 10 months for Santi Cazorla but he is convinced he will return from his injury nightmare and play for Arsenal again.
As expected, Arsenal have handed a new deal to Santi Cazorla, according to the midfielder, who will not be ready for the start of 2017-18.
Petr Cech and Lucas Perez remain out for Arsenal against Manchester City, while Santi Cazorla's season is over.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger feels Mesut Ozil's difficulties this season are partially down to the absence of Santi Cazorla.
Arsene Wenger hopes Santi Cazorla can still feature for Arsenal this season, while he expects Mesut Ozil to be fit to face Liverpool.
Santi Cazorla has suffered a setback in his recovery from ankle surgery, with the prospects of him featuring for Arsenal this season fading.
Arsene Wenger revealed Santi Cazorla was still some time away from making a potential return for Arsenal.