Tag: Cesc Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas played for Arsenal Football Club. The Spanish midfielder joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2003. Fabregas left Arsenal for Barcelona in 2011 for £25m. In total, he made 303 appearances for Arsenal and scored 57 goals. The former Arsenal Captain and World Cup Winner wore the number 4 shirt for Arsenal. He was born May 4, 1987. Fabregas currently plays for AS Monaco.

Wojciech Szczesny believes Paulo Dybala could become better than his three former Arsenal teammates

Wojciech Szczesny says Paulo Dybala could be the best in the world, comparing him to some of Arsenal's best players of the last decade or so.

Can you name every Arsenal Premier League top goalscorer?

Arsenal have had a variety of top scorers since the Premier League's inception in 1992, can you remember them all? Which one has won the most awards?
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal captain admits telling Harry Redknapp his team plays like s**t!

Cesc Fabregas wasn't very impressed with Harry Redknapp back in 2007.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Fans react after former Arsenal man admits throwing pizza at ex-Manchester United boss

Following Cesc Fabregas' admission that he did throw a slice of pizza at former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsenal fans couldn't resist giving their reactions on social media.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Video: Cesc Fabregas admits he threw the pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson

During Cesc Fabregas' spell at Arsenal, there was one particularly feisty confrontation between the Gunners and Manchester United in 2004 - called the Battle of the Buffet.

Jack Wilshere names the three Arsenal players who mentored him after his breakthrough

Jack Wilshere has said he wants to help young players coming through the Arsenal ranks, just as Kolo Toure, Alex Song and Cesc Fabregas did for him in the past.
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Chelsea 30-year-old confirms Arsenal snub

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas recently revealed former side Arsenal could have brought him back to the club when he left Barcelona in 2014.

What exactly is ‘tapping up’ and did Liverpool do it with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain?

One issue that seems to confuse a large number of football fans is tapping up. We're going to try and clear up what tapping up actually is, as opposed to the normal contact you'd expect in any transfer.

Wenger explains why Arsenal had to sell players between 2006 and 2015

Arsene Wenger has explained why Arsenal had to sell players between 2006 and 2015.

Which Arsenal legend won top goalscorer 7 years in a row?

Thierry Henry wasn't just Arsenal's all time top Premier League goalscorer, netting 175 goals, he was the Gunners top goalscorer for seven years in a row.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Top 5 biggest Arsenal traitors

With Alexis Sanchez potentially set to force a move away from Arsenal this summer or leave on a free next year, we look back at Arsenal's top five traitors.

5 players Arsenal should never have sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has sealed a permanent move to Juventus, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Cesc Fabregas: "I disliked John Terry very much"

Ex-Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has talked to Sky Sports about his feelings on recently transferred John Terry, in particular while he was at Arsenal.

5 Arsenal players that shouldn’t have been sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has landed in Juventus ahead of his permanent move to the Serie A club, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

Arsenal lose out on another midfielder with Chelsea close to completing £35m deal

Chelsea are close to completing the signing of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, meaning Arsenal will have to turn their attentions elsewhere after showing an interest last season.

What would happen if Arsenal re-signed Cesc Fabregas?

And so the summer transfer window takes another twist as rumours emerge that Fabregas could potentially re-join Arsenal.

Arsenal fans react to the thought of Cesc Fabregas returning

Cesc Fabregas to Arsenal fans is like that ex-partner who you know you shouldn't want back but always do.

Olivier Giroud admits jealousy over these 2 Arsenal players

Olivier Giroud has said he is jealous of team-mates Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil.

Barcelona planning transfer strategy to land this Premier League defender

Barcelona are reportedly planning on using the same 'strategy', with Hector Bellerin as they did to sign Cesc Fabregas back in 2011.

Arsenal's top 5 free transfers under Arsene Wenger: Where does Kolasinac rank?

Arsenal have just landed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, so where does he rate in terms of previous freebies Arsenal have signed?
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Fabregas left with ‘bad taste’ after FA Cup final defeat

Cesc Fabregas wasn’t happy about being left out of the Chelsea line-up for the FA Cup final.
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring the second goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates stadium, north London on March 20, 2010. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK

Could this former Arsenal player come back to bite the Gunners?

Former Chelsea winger, Pat Nevin, reckons that Cesc Fabregas could destroy Arsenal during the FA Cup final in more ways than one.

Chelsea man: I don't like to play against Arsenal, we want to hurt them

Cesc Fabregas has said that it will be 'emotional' when he faces Arsenal in the FA Cup final in just under two weeks' time.

Fabregas: I’d love to feel what it’s like to be Theo Walcott

Cesc Fabregas gave what many will see as an unusual answer when asked which footballer he would like to switch bodies with at a recent Q&A.

OTD Arsenal become first English team to beat AC Milan at San Siro

On 4 March 2008, Arsenal became the first English team to beat AC Milan at the San Siro.
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Cesc Fabregas tipped to replace key Arsenal midfielder - report

In one of the stranger transfer rumours to do the rounds recently, Cesc Fabregas has been linked with a move back to Arsenal.

Chelsea man snubs Spain offer while Santi Cazorla accepts

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).
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How Arsenal learned vital lessons from Fabregas and Wilshere to save Alex Iwobi

Have Arsenal learned the lessons from overplaying youngsters?

Surprising Arsenal player proven faster than Chelsea star

According to Opta, Olivier Giroud is the fifth slowest outfield player in the Premier League, while Cesc Fabregas is third.

Chelsea man 'No matter what is said, Arsenal will always be special in my...

Cesc Fabregas is hoping that his display against Leicester will see him handed a start in Antonio Conte’s side when Chelsea rock up at the Emirates this weekend.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend confused over Chelsea man's banner near Emirates - fans agree

Ian Wright seems confused over why Arsenal still have a Cesc Fabregas banner up on Ken Friar bridge when the midfielder now plays for Chelsea.

Arsenal shorts – ‘Horny’ new defender, unwanted ex Gunners + more

Sometimes there’s a load of stories we just don’t get the chance to cover. Here are a few of them in brief
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Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

I left home over four years ago.

Chelsea star: Arsene Wenger is like my second father

Cesc Fabregas claims that Arsene Wenger is like his second father and, to be honest, his comments have annoyed me.

Chelsea man: Arsenal star will be difficult

Cesc Fabregas has praised his former team-mate, Petr Cech, ahead of Spain's Euro clash against the Czech Republic.
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Why Chelsea man could save Bellerin from Barcelona approach

Hector Bellerin has been called up to the Spain squad for this summer's European Championship, but Paul Williams explains why we don't need to worry. Yet.

5 worst Arsenal haircuts ever - Does Ramsey's new one make the cut?

In light of recent events (and by events I meant the situation regarding Aaron Ramsey's hair), and there being next to no news or fresh gossip around, I'm going to tackle a real issue that we've been experiencing in north London over the years.
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Why Fabregas will never be forgiven for abandoning Arsenal

I don’t think I'll ever get closer to forgiving Fabregas for abandoning my club than Monday night.

Chelsea man moves ahead of Arsenal legend

Cesc Fabregas has now overtaken Dennis Bergkamp's assist record.

Arsenal used to resemble everything I loved about football, why support them now?

What happens when nothing remains of the club you fell in love with?