Cesc Fàbregas stays at Arsenal, Barcelona will have to wait another year
The Catalan football player Cesc Fàbregas confirms that he will play in London next season, stating that to join FC Barcelona would be an "attractive move" for him
Catalan mid-fielder Cesc Fàbregas will not for FC Barcelona this coming season. Arsenal has rejected two formal offers by Barça and the player has finally decided to stay, avoiding a confrontation with the English club. The player, who admitted in a statement that he found the idea of signing up for Barça \u201Cattractive,\u201D has finally decided that he will not be able to play in his native country yet. Despite the player\u2019s wishes, Arsenal's manager, Arsene Wenger, did not want to sell his captain to Barcelona.
\u201CI am a professional and I fully understand that it is Arsenal's prerogative not to sell me,\u201D Fàbregas said in the statement. The Catalan player joined Arsenal as a 16 year-old and became the captain with Wenger\u2019s support. Conscious that his fate is not entirely in his hands, Fábregas finally decided to stay. He said that he will be working with Arsenal 100%.
However, it is not difficult to conclude that Barça is still in his heart, and that the Catalan club will try to sign him up again next summer. \u201CThis [Barça] was the club where I learned my football. It is my home town, where my friends and family are and a club I have always dreamed of playing for,\u201D Fàbregas confessed.