With the little maestro out on the training table for an extended period of time, it is only natural for Arsenal fans to start searching the internet for the next player who can take over from Santi Cazorla. After suffering a severe knee injury in a draw with Norwich in November, the Spaniard has been out of action and on the treatment table.

Cazorla is a versatile, unique player who can play either behind the striker as a no.10, on either wing, or in a deep-lying playmaker role, and that paired with the fact that he is equally fantastic with both feet will make the 31-year-old hard to replace, but here are some ideas for the future.

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