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EPL: Fabregas Opens Up On Reason Wenger Didn’t Re-Sign Him

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Former Chelsea and Arsenal player, Cesc Fabregas has opened up on the real reason former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger did not re-sign him in 2014 before he signed for rival Chelsea saying the legendary coach was ‘hurt’.


According to the former Arsenal Captain, Wenger was hurt by the way the Spaniard quit Arsenal in 2011.

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The former Spain international spent eight years at Arsenal becoming one of the youngest club captains at 21-years-old but decided to join Barcelona in the summer of 2011.

Speaking on Kammy and Ben’s Proper Football Podcast, Fabregas said, “I really wanted to go back to the Premier League.

“In the contract when I signed for Barcelona we said that, after I leave, Arsenal will have the first option.

“They had a week to respond. So obviously, we approached Arsenal, we said, “Listen, I am leaving Barcelona and by law, you have a week to decide if you want to take me back or not.

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“For a week, I could not talk to anyone (else). We noticed Arsenal, Arsene, everyone, so after a week, we called Arsene and he said he would think about it and he said they already had a lot of players in my position like Mesut Ozil… Cazorla, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey and he said to fit me in, he would have to play someone out and this could create, you know.”

He added, “I think also he was a little bit hurt… by how I left and everything.”


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