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‘Is he coming back?’: Some Arsenal fans erupt over cryptic club tweet

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‘Is he coming back?’: Some Arsenal fans erupt over cryptic club tweet

A number of Arsenal fans have been commenting on a cryptic club tweet about Emirates Stadium favourite Santi Cazorla.

The Spanish midfielder joined the Gunners in 2012 and soon earned cult hero status at the club for his hard-working, dazzling displays for Arsene Wenger’s side.

Unfortunately, a serious Achilles injury saw Cazorla lose out on close to 700 days of his career, and there were even fears he’d lose the ability to walk.

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His time at Arsenal came to an end in the summer of 2018, when he left for Villarreal on a free transfer after 180 appearances, 29 goals and 45 assists for the Gunners.

The 35-year-old, whose Villarreal contract runs out this summer, has already admitted he would love to return to the Emirates, especially as the injury robbed him of a “proper goodbye” in 2018.

Earlier this year, Cazorla said he still dreamt of playing “one more game” for the Gunners, as reported by The Mirror.

On Thursday, Arsenal tweeted a picture of the Spain international in full kit at the Emirates, with a caption saying: “Santi. That’s it. That’s the tweet.”

 

Cue plenty of fans taking to social media to give their thoughts and hopes of a return:

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