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Transfer Balls: Fabregas agrees his ‘absurd’ move to Manchester United

by | 28th, July 2013

TRANSFER Balls: a look at the Daily Express stella reporting on Manchester United’s moves for Barcelona’s Cesc Fabregas. These are the headlines:

July 28

Cesc Fabregas says yes to Manchester United move

July 27

BARCELONA have put an end to Manchester United’s chances of signing Cesc Fabregas, with the new boss Gerardo Martino saying there is no chance he will be sold.

And:

Barcelona: Cesc Fabregas won’t be moving to Manchester United

July 26

Friday Transfer News: Cesc Fabregas a no go for Man United but Ronaldo is on the agenda

Of course, it’ s not easy to pick through the bilger when agents are feeding lines to the Press.

Fabregas was quoted thus this month:

“I’ve always said that I’m happy at Barca,” re-iterated the playmaker during an interview with Spanish sports paper Marca. “Whoever says that I’m leaving doesn’t know me and has never spoken with me. Nor with my agent, because he knows that I don’t want him to talk with other people about me. I’m very private and I don’t even talk about these things with my family. If someone says anything that isn’t that I want to play at Barca, it’s completely absurd.”

And:

“If Barcelona said that they didn’t want me, that would be another thing. But what I truly want is to triumph at Barcelona. That’s been my dream since I was a kid.”

Which today became:

CESC FABREGAS has agreed to join Manchester United following a secret meeting between the Barcelona star’s agent Darren Dein and Old Trafford chief executive Ed Woodward.

Said

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