Santi Cazorla: Arsenal player was told he should be ‘satisfied’ to walk again


Doctors grafted skin from Santi Cazorla’s left arm onto his right foot

Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla says doctors told him he should be “satisfied” just to walk again after he contracted gangrene following an operation.

The 32-year-old Spain international played his last game in October 2016 and had ankle surgery two months later.

Despite eight operations, the wound did not heal and became infected.

Midfielder Cazorla told Marca