Transfer Balls: Arsenal Hijack Fabregas’ Chelsea Medical With £5m Add On
TRANSFER Balls brings you today’s update from the Daily Fabregas. Today the Sun leads with the news that the Barcelona players is wanted by…Arsenal.
Cesc Fabregas will not return to Arsenal from Barcelona as Arsene Wenger rules out £30m move
The papers all agree that Cesc is worth £30m. Although the BBC did tell us his release clause is triggered at £175m.
One day later the Sun told readers Fabregas was heading to Manchester United, Manchester City or Liverpool. Arsenal did not figure in the equation.
The Daily Telegraph was more precise:
Spain international will be allowed leave the Nou Camp with Manchester City now clear favourites to land the midfielder
Chelsea agree deal with Arsenal and Man United target Cesc Fabregas
And today we get in the Star:
Arsenal and Man United target Cesc Fabregas passes medical at Chelsea
The Metro adds:
Chelsea to offer Cesc Fabregas £200,000-a-week to move to Stamford Bridge
And, as we know from the Star, he’s already joined Chelsea. Only Metro adds:
United are rated as the favourites for the Spain international, while Arsenal have first option to sign him, but Chelsea believe their giant cash offer will tempt Fabregas to reject all other options – and join them instead.
That’s the United who created the Sun headline:
LOUIS VAN GAAL has told Manchester United that he does not want Barcelona ace Cesc Fabregas.
So. Where is Cesc going? The Mirror says a fee has been agreed:
Has Gerard Pique just let slip that Cesc Fabregas is leaving Barcelona for €33million? The defender told Spain boss Vicente del Bosque that he has been told Fabregas is leaving by the club, and that it was Cesc Fabregas who told him.
More facts to follow in Transfer Balls…