Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea have been successful in the capture of Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas as a direct replacement for the outgoing Frank Lampard and according to reports in London, he thinks a formal announcement can be made before Spain take on The Netherlands in their opening group game this weekend as well.
The former Arsenal star looks all set to end his honeymoon period with the Catalan club after the arrival of new manager Luis Enrique who has made it clear that the Spanish international does not figure in his plans for the future.
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has raised more questions about the future of Cesc Fabregas after refusing to comment about the midfielder in his first press conference as the Barcelona manager. Enrique was appointed as the new manager of Barcelona after the club decided to part ways with Argentine Gerardo Martino. The disappointing campaign in which the club failed to win any major trophy for the first time in almost decade is excited to bring several changes both in terms of playing and managerial staff.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that he could not resist the advances of Cesc Fabregas, who wanted to go back to Barcelona so badly that the manager in the end accepted to his desires. Fabregas is regarded as one of Arsenal’s best players in the last few decades.
In the eight years he represented the club, he became one of the best players and it was not surprising to see Barcelona paying £ 35 million for his services. He joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old after failing to make the grade at Barcelona, but his love for the club was one of the reasons for letting him leave according to Wenger.
Barcelona did a fantastic job against Premier league title chasers Manchester city in the first leg of their Champions League match at Etihad stadium. He managed to win the match 2-0 after goals from Lionel Messi and defender Dani Alves.
Cesc Fabregas (Spanish Footballer) is really wishing that this football season Arsenal is able to win the Premier League title as it will be awesome to witness Arsenal win after a 9 year long wait. He wants Arsenal to compete and defeat Manchester City and Chelsea and secure the Premier League title.
Fabregas recently admitted that he watches Premier League and especially those matches of the league in which Arsenal is playing. He is absolutely excited to witness how the league results turn out to be this season.
Cesc Fabregas has denied the reports of him not happy after being called back into the dugout by the Barcelona manager towards the end of the game against Levante.
Fabregas had started that match and was looking in fine touch. It seemed he would play the entire game, but, surprisingly, Gerardo Martino who is in charge at Barcelona at the moment decided to take him off with about 17 minutes remaining.
After playing with Arsenal 8 years, the Spanish midfielder made his move to Barcelona on August of 2011 in what was one of the longest transfer sagas in modern times. Even though the transfer was completed some time ago, Jack Wilshere wrote on Arsenal’s website that the departure of Fabregas made him more upset than anything else.
"The one I was really upset about leaving was Fabregas, I learned so much from just watching him," he told Arsenal's official club website. "He's similar to me starting at a young age. He later went on talking about the latest addition of Arsenal, Mesut Ozil.
Radamel Falcao has hinted that he doesn’t want to make a move away to Spain as he doesn’t have any problem at his current club Monaco.
In one of his interviews a few days ago, Florentino Perez who is the president of the Spanish club Real Madrid had praised Falcao and had said that his club might try to buy the Monaco player next summer.
Since then, there were speculations that this might be Falcao’s last season in France, but, the 27 years old Colombian striker has denied those speculations.
Cesc Fabregas has said that Celtic still has chance of making it to the final 16 in the Champions League.
Barcelona defeated Celtic by 1-0 a couple of days back to secure their second consecutive win in the Champions League this season and the man who was the hero for La Blaugrana in that game was Fabregas. He scored the only goal of the match in the 75th minute and made sure that Barcelona would remain at the top of the Group H points table.
Manchester United manager David Moyes is set to be snubbed again after Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova revealed that his midfield Cesc Fabregas has told him that he wants to stay at the club and fight for trophies and not look for greener pastures. The Old Trafford confirmed last night that they have lodged a £ 26 million bid for the former Arsenal skipper as they look to find a replacement for the retired Paul Scholes in midfield.