Cazorla revealed on social media on Wednesday that he had suffered another blow to his hopes of making a return to action soon for the Gunners after he underwent another ankle operation.
The midfielder has not featured for Arsenal since October 2016 and it is now not clear when he will be able to make his return to action for the Gunners.
Manchester United are currently preparing for their trip to The Emirates to take on Arsenal on Saturday evening.
And Mata was quick to pay tribute to Cazorla on social media as he commended on the Spaniard’s latest Instagram post.
Mata wrote under Cazorla’s photo on Instagram: “Big hug and a lot of cheer. Sooner or later you’ll come back!!!”
Mata will be hoping to line up for the Red Devils when the take on Arsenal at The Emirates this weekend.
Jose Mourinho’s men head into the game on the back of their 4-2 win over Watford in the Premier League on Tuesday night, with the Red Devils currently second in the table.
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