Cesc Fabregas

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects a flat start to the season from their World Cup finalists Robin van Persie and Cesc Fabregas. The Gunners boss thinks both players, who featured in the World Cup final, will take time to recover. The duo will return to training on August 3 - just 12 days before the…
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David Villa is determined to help Barcelona sign Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas. The 23-year-old midfielder has long been linked with a switch from the Emirates to the Nou Camp, to rejoin his boyhood club. But Arsenal have dug their heels in and a deal for the Spanish World Cup winner now looks unlikely, after the…
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Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says he wouldn't want to be in Cesc Fabregas' shoes. Barca lured Henry, Arsenal's all-time leading goalscorer, away from north London three years ago and while the striker said he would like to see Fabregas remain, it would be understandable if the 23-year-old returned to his homeland. "It is hard because…
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Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has taunted Arsenal fans, insisting they’re powerless from preventing Cesc Fabregas returning to the Nou Camp. Puyol, along with Spain’s other Barca stars such as David Villa, Gerard Pique, Xavi and Andres Iniesta, spent the entire World Cup talking up a ­Fabregas move. And Puyol said: ‘‘Cesc is a ­really nice…
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Barcelona captain Carles Puyol stands by the shirt prank pulled on Cesc Fabregas which infuriated Arsenal fans around the world. After winning the World Cup, Spain's players toured Madrid on an open-top bus and had VIP ­meetings with King Juan Carlos and Prime ­Minister Jose Luis ­Rodriguez with thousands of adoring fans lining the route.…
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Barcelona will make a final take-it-or-leave-it offer to Arsenal for captain Cesc Fabregas. Barca are preparing to make a final bid of almost £40million to take World Cup winner Cesc from Arsenal in time for the start of the new season. The Gunners captain is on holiday after celebrations in Spain last week, when he…
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Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas is stunned by Barcelona's waving of the white flag in their battle to sign him. Cesc has been left shocked by the news that Barcelona are considering shelving plans to bring him to the Nou Camp this summer. He went out on a limb before Spain’s victorious World Cup campaign by…
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South Africa 2010 winners Spain were greeted to a triumphant return amid wild victory celebrations in the Spanish capital on Monday night. Fabregas said: "This is for the Arsenal players, the Arsenal fans, the manager Arsene Wenger and all the staff. I am really proud being an Arsenal player. It is for them. They deserve…
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Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was ambushed by his Spain teammates pulling a Barcelona shirt over his shoulders last night. Grinning Arsenal skipper Fabregas wriggled with embarrassment - and out of the top - after the high jinks from his World Cup-winning team-mates. Fabregas has been strongly linked with a move to the Spanish champions. So…
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Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas is in doubt for Wednesday night’s World Cup semi-final with a calf problem. The Spain midfielder left the training ground early on Tuesday, reportedly telling teammates he would struggle to get up for the clash with Germany. Despite playing just 93 minutes in Spain’s five matches so far, Fabregas is still…
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Spain's Cesc Fabregas looks set to be fit for his country's World Cup semi-final clash with Germany. The two sides will battle it out in Durban on Wednesday, and Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has also received positive news about defender Carlos Puyol. Fabregas has been deployed late on from the bench in three of…
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* Name: Cesc Fàbregas * Position: Midfield * Date of birth (age): 04/05/1987 (23) * Country: Spain * Club: Arsenal ( England ENG ) * Height: 175cm * Weight: 74kg * UEFA competition debut: * Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage) 20/10/04: Panathinaikos 2 - 2 Arsenal * National team: European Under-17 Championship (Second qualifying…