Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas will be remembered as one of the best midfielders of the modern era when he eventually hangs his boots up. The 30-year-old has been playing regularly since the 2004-5 season when he broke through at Arsenal at the age of 17. In the time since he has racked up an impressive 338 Premier League appearances across two spells in the division for two of England's biggest clubs. There is a case that the Spanish international is one of …
Why Mourinho Should Seek a Fabregas Reunion

Why Mourinho Should Seek a Fabregas Reunion

On Sunday, Jose Mourinho kept himself some good company by becoming the third manager to win the EFL cup four times, after the great Brian Clough and Sir Alex Ferguson. Incidentally, it was also United's 42nd major accolade in English football, officially making them the most successful club in the land. The Portuguese has instilled a winning culture at United and he deserves a lot of credit for that, given the two failed regimes before him still fresh in memory. With only …
Cesc Fabregas - The Key To Chelsea's Fortunes

Cesc Fabregas - The Key To Chelsea's Fortunes

Chelsea have looked a different force this season than ever before. The famed ruggedness of the old has made way for pure finesse. The major reason for the transformation is a summer signing. Not Diego Costa, not Didier Drogba. It’s the former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas. Signed amid mixed reactions from the Chelsea faithful, Cesc Fabregas has quickly become an integral part of this Chelsea side. His passing, like a ticking clock at the heart of the Chelsea midfield has …
Angel Di Maria vs Cesc Fabregas | Stats Comparison

Angel Di Maria vs Cesc Fabregas | Stats Comparison

The transfer window was eventful as ever this summer with lots of big money changing hands and star players changing uniforms.  Two of the biggest deals of players coming into the Barclays Premier League were Chelsea's acquisition of Cesc Fabregas and Manchester United's new record signing of Angel Di Maria.  With the likes of Luis Suarez and Gareth Bale leaving the Premier League in the last two summers it is always great to see that the Premier League can in …
Premier League Midfield Engines: Toure, Henderson, Fabregas, Ramsey compared

Premier League Midfield Engines: Toure, Henderson, Fabregas, Ramsey compared

Last season was a perfect example of how teams are in need of at least one box-to-box midfield engine that has the well-rounded ability to influence play at both ends of the field. Yaya Toure had arguably his best season in a Man City shirt, finishing as their top scorer and helping them win the league. Jordan Henderson made huge strides last year for Liverpool and was widely regarded as the most improved player in the Premier League. Arsenal looked …
Fabregas: Can Cesc recreate his Arsenal form at Chelsea?

Fabregas: Can Cesc recreate his Arsenal form at Chelsea?

Eyebrows were raised when Chelsea surprisingly leapt in to steal the signing of former Premier League and Arsenal star, Cesc Fabregas. Barcelona are going through a transitional period at the moment and have let stars like Fabregas leave in order to acquire the bulk of the finance to bring Luis Suarez to their ranks. The Gunners had first refusal on Fabregas but opted not to take back the fan favourite, instead choosing to spend the money on Chile’s Alexis Sanchez. …
Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea? | Comparison with Oscar

Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea? | Comparison with Oscar

After eight years with Arsenal, Cesc Fabregas forced a transfer to his hometown club, Barcelona, in the summer if 2011.  After three seasons at the Camp Nou, it looks like the Spanish midfielder wants a return to the Premier League.  Renowned for his creative abilities, Fabregas is one of the best attacking midfielders in the world.  His apparent interest to leave Barcelona has put many clubs on high alert. Fabregas has been linked to a whole host of English clubs. …
Manchester United to re-create Van Persie & Fabregas connection? | Stats

Manchester United to re-create Van Persie & Fabregas connection? | Stats

After missing out on Thiago this weekend, Manchester United have turned their attention to another Barcelona midfielder in Cesc Fabregas with a reported £25m bid. Is the former Arsenal captain a player that United need though, and is it a likely transfer? It has been made clear by both fans and pundits that Manchester United’s midfield is their weakest area as they lack goals and creativity from the middle of the park with only 17 goals and 24 assists last …
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