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Arsenal's Mikel Arteta sidelined for three months

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta underwent ankle surgery and needs "approximately three months" to be back to action, the English Premier League club said.

Arsenal's Mikel Arteta sidelined for three months

London: Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta underwent ankle surgery and needs "approximately three months" to be back to action, the English Premier League club said.

Spanish midfielder Arteta Thursday removed a bony spur that was causing him discomfort from his left ankle, reports Xinhua.

"The procedure went well and Mikel will now begin a period of rehabilitation which is expected to last approximately three months," Arsenal said.

Arteta has not played for the Gunners since damaging a calf in the 2-0 Champions League win at home to Borussia Dortmund Nov 26.

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