first_imgAfter an inspired start to the season, predictably things have taken a turn for what could be the worse at Arsenal.The recent defeat to West Bromwich Albion saw Francis Coquelin leave the field with knee ligament damage, which has ruled him out of action for two months, and Santi Cazorla has since suffered a similar fate.The Spaniard limped off against Norwich City last weekend, and reports claim he will be sidelined for three months – meaning Arsene Wenger will be without his two first-choice holding midfielders over the busy festive period.News will have come as a huge blow to manager Arsene Wenger, with Coquelin and Cazorla finally offering essential balance in the centre of the park and helping to deliver belief among supporters that they really could challenge for the title this season.With Cazorla’s injury being one of many over the past few weeks, Gunners fans have been left understandly frustrated.Read their reaction, on Twitter, below. 1 Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla last_img read more