Arsenal has recently announced that it has agreed on a deal with Barcelona for the transfer of the 24-year-old midfielder Cesc Fabregas to the Camp Nou. Barcelona has also confirmed the deal. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted that Barcelona was able to sign Cesc Fabregas on the cheap because Cesc Fabregas wasn't willing to join any other club. Mr. Wenger also said that the club didn’t want to lose Fabregas.
The midfielder finally completed his dream return to Barcelona for the European champions on Monday August 15, 2011. According to Spanish media reports, Cesc Fabregas transfer fee is at around $57 million.
The Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas returns his “home” Barcelona after Arsenal and the Champions League champs agreed to make a transfer deal for him
Cesc Fabregas’ move to Barcelona ends an eight year stint for him at Arsenal, where he was named as the Arsenal’s youngest first team player ever as well as the youngest goalscorer the team has ever had. The football star scored 57 goals in just more than 300 appearances for the club.
Cesc Fabregas ends an eight-year stint for him at Arsenal
It is reported that Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas had to lower his salary from £4 million to £3 million in order to facilitate his dream move back to Barcelona.
Cesc Fabregas will reunite his friends, Xavi, Carles Puyol and Gerard Pique the Catalan club
It has been reported that although Fabregas wanted to move back to Barcelona after the 2009-10 season, Arsenal refused to sell the club’s most valuable player and the Spanish star agreed to serve one more year.
Cesc Fabregas has arrived in Spain to undergo a medical with Barcelona after this club agreed $57 million deal with Arsenal
Cesc Fabregas shows his love for Barcelona by kissing the club’s emblem on his shirt during his presentation at Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona on August 15, 2011
The Barcelona midfielder said that he was very grateful to come back home after his transfer to the Catalan club. He also shared that he owed everything to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. “Wenger was like a father to me”, "He did so much for me and without him I wouldn’t be here now”, and “he is the best person I have met in football.” said Fabregas.
Cesc Fabregas and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger
Cesc Fabregas signed a five-year deal with Barcelona and it is unclear whether the Spanish star will make his debut in the match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in the second leg Supercopa on Wednesday at Camp Nou.
Cesc Fabregas signed a five-year deal with Barcelona
Cesc Fabregas | Good Bye Arsenal | Hello Barcelona | 2011/2012