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Cesc Fabregas Goes. Arsene Loses Plot? The Unanswered Questions

by | 12th, August 2011

LIKE most Arsenal fans I am a little sad, but not too surprised at Cesc Fabregas’ move to Barcelona. To be fair we did well to hang on to him last summer and he was always going to go this time round. I think too that the player has behaved impeccably and leaves Arsenal with a degree of dignity.

There are however a few questions that need answering asap

1 Is Arsene losing the plot? It is not 24 hours since he said that no players were leaving Arsenal. He must have known that the deal was imminent when he said this. Is it a case of wishful thinking or is he genuinely losing it?

2 Why aren’t Barcelona being investigated by FIFA for tapping Cesc up? They have constantly tapped Cesc up for over two years now, yet no one from FIFA has ever looked into the case. The pressure on Cesc and Arsenal during this time has been immense and it is clear that the player’s performance on the pitch has suffered.

3 Why didn’t Barcelona negotiate sensibly from day one? It was in everyone’s interests that a deal was done early in the summer, so why leave it so late to come up with a non piss-takey offer? Wenger knew he would have to let Cesc go if Barcelona came up with the cash, so why then did the cut-price Catalans let this drag on for so long. I guess it is once

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