BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal’s Andre Santos Out For 3 Months

By on December 12, 2011

Arsenal have confirmed that defender Andre Santos will be out for around 3 months after damaging ligaments in his right ankle.

The left back was expected to be out for just 3 weeks after being forced off during the Gunners 3-1 defeat to Olympiacos last week, but after further investigations into the injury club specialists found the need to operate and the Brazilian will now undergo surgery in Brazil later this week.

A statement on read:

Arsenal Football Club can confirm that, following investigations and subsequent medical opinions by Club specialists, left-back Andre Santos will have surgery to repair ligament damage in his right ankle sustained in the game against Olympiacos last week.

Andre will have surgery in Brazil this week and is expected to be out for around three months. Everyone at the Club wishes him well.



  1. young_gunnerz

    December 12, 2011 at 4:14 pm


  2. Abinet

    December 12, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    Annoying news… It all about Wenger’s fault coz it is unnecessary to include Tv5 and Santos in the team for the game vs Olompiacos.. It is a huge gamble and bad consequence

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