Cesc Fabregas

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Arsenal are reportedly monitoring Barcelona youngster Rafa Alcantara with a view to making a move to capture the teenager in January. Gunners scouts have been watching the 18-year-old for some time in action for Barcelona B where the youngster has made an immediate impact. Rafa, or Rafinha, is the younger brother of midfielder Thiago Alcantara…
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Arsenal will look to build some much needed confidence as they host fellow strugglers Bolton at the Emirates on Saturday, with Premier League football betting already discounting the home side as title contenders. Arsenal have had a disastrous start to the 2011-12 campaign, winning only one of their first five games, and recording only four…
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Arsenal assistant boss Pat Rice was full of praise for the team following their battling 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund at the BVB last night. Rice took charge of the Champions League opener with boss Arsene Wenger, who was serving a touchline ban, watching from the stands. The Gunners looked on course for an unlikely…
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European Champions Barcelona are trying to fight off interest from Chelsea and Arsenal regarding the latest prospect from their famed La Masia academy – Gerard Deulofeu. It is understood that the young forward, who has already been likened to Lionel Messi, has been earmarked for an appearance for the first-team this season but clubs in…
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Cesc Fabregas has stated that Arsene Wenger convinced the Arsenal board to lower his asking price so he could secure a dream return to Barcelona. The Spanish playmaker completed his move to the Catalan club last month, though Barcelona have since admitted his value is closer to twice that figure. Gunners fans were left fuming…
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Arsenal winger Andrey Arshavin admits that losing Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas has been catastrophic for the club. The Russian international, who has himself come under stinging criticism so far this season, has revealed his disappointment to see the two midfield stars leave the club. However, he did claim that the signings of Mikel Arteta…
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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out until at least November due to a reoccurring ankle injury. The England international has not started a competitive game for the Gunners this season and now appears to be facing an extended period on the sidelines. He is currently wearing a protective boot in order to speed…
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As the transfer window comes to a close teams will be forcing their hand to plug the gaps and get their season steamrolling for the next couple of months.  The summer has seen long-standing transfer saga's come to a close (i.e. Charlie Adam, Cesc Fabregas, Samir Nasri), and though the current drama is surrounding Luka…
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The 2010-11 Champions League and Europa League winners go head to head in the Stade Louis II in Monaco on Friday, and Barcelona and Porto will look to get an early season trophy by winning the Super Cup. Barcelona won the Champions League in style last term, beating Manchester United 3-1 in the final. Bookmakers…
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Over the past couple of seasons, Liverpool v Arsenal has always produced an exciting fixture.  Whether it be a 4-2 game in the Champions League, a 4-4 goalfest at Anfield, or the 1-1 draw last season that finished in the 101st minute.  However, Liverpool have failed to win at Arsenal since 2000.  Of that match…
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Two weeks into the new campaign and one of the most anticipated match-ups is set to kick-off.  Arsenal and Liverpool have put on some exciting displays as of late, whether it be a 4-4 goal-fest or an equalizer in the 98th.  This Saturday however, could shape out the entire season for either side. Starting off…
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With 13 days left in the summers transfer window, history tells us the busiest period of the windo is about to take off.  Many teams such as Manchester United and Liverpool have enjoyed a very successful window, virtually reshaping their sides for the new campaign.  However, the opening week of the campaign showed there are…