Arsenal fans can’t wait to have Cazorla back after injury

The impending departure of Arsene Wenger added an extra dimension to Arsenal’s match with Atletico Madrid on Thursday night and despite the Gunners producing a performance of impressive tempo, desire and creativity, they still contrived to leave the back door open for Antoine Griezmann to net an away goal.

That means that they travel to face a side famed for their imperious home record needing at least one goal to force their way into the Europa League final and keep alive their hopes of giving Wenger a glorious farewell.

It also means that there is an argument to suggest that the most exciting aspect the evening’s work was a glimpse of playmaker Santi Cazorla running through some drills on the Emirates pitch prior to kick off.

The diminutive playmaker – valued at £4.5m by Transfermarkt – has been sorely missed by the Gunners and their fans were keen to let him know that as they get more and more excited about his return…