Yes, Fabregas is the player most in demand in the transfer market this time. In addition to Chelsea, a number of big teams like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and AC Milan reportedly interested in the Spanish midfielder.
This means that Arsene Wenger had to fight extra hard to maintain that its flagship player. Fabregas Arsenal did not want to keep playing in the Premier League when the forced sale, but the Gunners might be facing him in the Champions League if off to Spain or Italy.
Nevertheless, like Abramovich did not want to miss Fabregas go hunting. "Two players who want Abramovich of the English club is Fernando Torres and Fabregas,"said one club source.
"Finally, Abramovich managed to hook the Torres from Liverpool with bandrol 50 million pounds and intend to do the same for Febregas. Abramovich really like to play Barcelona, but consciously difficult to get Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta or Xavi.
"But, he saw the quality of the game Fabregas approached them. Abramovich is very confident, because Chelsea has also been successfully kidnap Ashley Cole from Arsenal," said the source was quoted by The Dialy Star, Monday (06/06/2011).
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