The news that Santi Cazorla is set to miss the rest of the season because of his ongoing Achilles injury is a blow, but hardly a surprise. The 32-year-old has been struggling for some time now, has undergone two separate operations, and even his setbacks have had setbacks. He last played for the club in October.
Whenever Arsenal lose a game or go through a bad period, his absence is cited as a key factor. And while there might well be some element of truth to it, the wider issue is that the Gunners'...
Arsenal legend Liam Brady has told Eamon Dunphy's Stand podcast that Arsene Wenger continues to deliver what the ownership requires and warned fans calling for his exit: "Be careful what you wish for."
Wenger's contract is up in the summer and with Arsenal currently 10 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea and facing another Champions League exit in the round of 16 after losing the first leg 5-1 at Bayern Munich, he is facing serious questions over his future.