Will Cesc Fabregas Play for Arsenal or Barcelona This Season?

Cesc Fabregas

Arsenal begin their season next week.

Reportedly the Spanish Arsenal midfielder star Cesc Fabregas wants any possible transfer deal with Barcelona tied up this week before he is due to meet up with his team-mates again for pre-season training.

If Fabregas does decide to strike and a move is not completed, he faces being alienated by his teammates and fans who idolise him.

Arsene Wenger took on Fabregas as a 16-year-old. 

Barca had a £27 million bid rturned down last week by Arsenal and are unlikely to meet the current asking price of £40 million.

If Fabregas goes on strike and refuses to turn up for training next week, it will put Arsenal under enormous pressure to sell their captain which could put Barcelona in an extremely strong position when discussing the price of the move.

Although sources close to the midfielder have stated that he is not prepared to force an exit away from London, it is clear that this is what he is expected to do.

Pep Guardiola is desperate to land Fabregas but is adamant they will not break the bank.

The Barcelona players are also attempting to push a move through for Fabregas and midfielder Sergio Busquets stated, ‘Every year it’s the same. This year he seems to be getting closer. I wish this year is the definitive one and we can have Cesc by our side’.

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