Photo: Santi Cazorla sends heartfelt message to fellow injured Arsenal star

Santi Cazorla had a special birthday message for Danny Welbeck on social media over the weekend

Santi Cazorla has taken to social media to wish Danny Welbeck a happy birthday after the Arsenal striker turned 26 over the weekend.

Welbeck is currently sidelined with a serious knee injury suffered towards the end of last season.

The striker has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot in the Arsenal first-team since his transfer to the club in the summer of 2014 after suffering a number of injuries.

Cazorla is also currently out of action with an injury and has been missing since the Champions League win over Ludogorets.

And the Spanish playmaker had a special message for his team-mate on his special day.

Cazorla posted the picture above on his personal Instagram account and wrote the caption: “Happy birthday to my friend @dannywelbeck wish you all the best, I hope you have a great day mate.”

Arsenal are currently gearing up for their League Cup clash against Southampton at The Emirates on Wednesday night.

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The Gunners reached the last eight of the EFL Cup thanks to their 2-0 win over Reading last month.

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