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Arsenal midfielder, Santi Cazorla, has said that his doctor told him he may never walk again.
After 8 operations, foot went gangrene after surgery, to fix the achilles tendon injury .
Cazorla, who hasn’t played a competitive game since October last year, had to undergo several operations to fix the achilles tendon injury he sustained during Arsenal’s 6-0 win over Ludogorets and in yesterday’s edition of Marca, the Arsenal midfielder revealed all.
In an emotional interview, Cazorla spoke of how he almost lost his foot to gangrene after contracting a dangerous infection.
Cazorla while speaking on the injury nightmare that is threatening his career, claimed his doctor’s prognosis indicated he may never walk, let alone play football again.
Cazorla told Marca, “The doctor told me if I was able to walk with my kid on the garden, I should be thankful.”
— afcstuff (@afcstuff) November 3, 2017
A number of operations meant that the 32-year-old lost eight centimetres from the tendon in his right ankle. Doctors then proceeded to tell the Spaniard that he is lucky to be able to walk in the garden with his son.
As you can see in the image below, Cazorla needed a skin graft from his arm to help fix his left foot as part of his daughter’s name is now tattooed on his achilles
Santi Cazorla makes the front page of Friday’s @Marca:
“8 operations, foot went gangrene after surgery, looking to be back in January.” pic.twitter.com/KWvRH8IxEv
— Arsène’s Son (@hughwizzy) November 2, 2017