Arsenal are preparing for their return to Premier League action on Saturday as they host Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates. Both the Gunners and Spurs are flying high in the Premier League table and hoping to consolidate their positions. Arsenal are at the summit on 18 points, while Tottenham are a point and two places behind. Mikel Arteta has been putting the Arsenal players through their paces at London Colney ahead of Saturday’s early kickoff.
Italian striker Patrick Cutrone is on his way to sign for Como in the Italian Serie B aftera disappointing spell in the Premier League.Cutrone struggled to make an impact at Wolverhampton Wanderers as he was restricted to just 14 appearances in the Premier League during his three-year spell at the club.
Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas has given his verdict on Gabriel Jesus who joined Arsenal from fellow Premier League side Manchester City earlier this month. Fabregas talked about Jesus in an interview with London World as he doubted if the Brazilian attacker is the right fit for the Gunners attack.Cesc Fabregas is not confident if the signing of the Brazil international would work well for the Arsenal attack. According to him, he was expecting the club to sign a different type of striker. The Spaniard said Arsenal should have signed a striker who attack the spacemore.
The signing of Gabriel Jesus at Arsenal was influenced by manager Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu. Other teams were keen on signing Jesus this summer, but he opted for Arsenal having worked with Arteta while he was the assistant manager at Premier League holders Manchester City. The Brazilian connection involving Edu also came in handy during negotiations with Jesus and his representatives. Edu previously worked with the Brazilian national team as a technical staff in addition to the fact that he was a former player for the five-time champions. Read More
Real Madrid shot stopper Thibaut Courtois deserves to win this year’s Ballond’oraccording to former Chelsea teammate Cesc Fabregas. Cesc Fabregas and the aforementioned Courtois were teammates at Premier League side Chelsea before the latter left to sign for Real Madrid when the Belgian goalkeeper had a year left on his final contract at Stamford Bridge in 2018.
Cesc Fabregas is certain that Courtois should win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Real Madrid teammate and favourite Karim Benzema after an insane season. The Spaniard didn’t mention Courtois when he tweeted about the Ballon d’Or just before the Champions League final in Saint-Denis. Fabregas said he’s not a fan of individual awards before adding that the Liverpool duo of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the frontrunners for this year’s edition alongside Frenchman Benzema. Read More
As the former Spain international sees in his 35th birthday, Mirror Football analyses his time in English football plying his trade for two of the Premier League’s biggest clubs in Arsenal and Chelsea. Cesc Fabregas was a youth prospect the likes of which English football had arguably never seen before and revolutionised one of the nation’s biggest sides in Arsenal.
The Spaniard emerged in the Gunners first-team while then-manager Arsene Wenger was at the peak of his powers winning Premier League and FA Cup doubles. Wenger did so with a side, particularly a midfield, that while supremely technically gifted was also incredibly physically imposing with the likes of Patrick Vieira alongside first Emmanuel Petit and then Gilberto Silva. Read More
AS Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas has pointed out the tactical mistake made by manager Thomas Tuchel during the Champions League quarterfinal tie between hosts Chelsea and Real Madrid. Cesc Fabregas revealed that the outcome of the first leg could have been different if Croatian star Mateo Kovacic started the first leg of the last eight tie between Chelsea and visitors Real Madrid.
Cesc Fabregas gave his opinion on the first leg encounter between hosts Chelsea and Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid before the end of the first half via his official Twitter handle as he called for the introduction of Kovacic against his former team. At the time of his tweet, Real Madrid had scored two goals through in-form Frenchman Karim Benzema with the goals coming in the space of just three minutes. The first of the two goals was via a header from a Vinicius Junior cross, while the second goal was also a header from a Luka Modric header. Read More
Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas was left wowed by two Arsenal players during the Premier League clash at Watford earlier in the month. Cesc Fabregas could not hide his excitement about the Arsenal duo of Martin Odegaard and Bukayo Saka for their respective displays in the 3-2 away win over Watford who are battling to stay in the Premier League this season.
Charlie Nicholas has talked up the possibility of veteran Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas signing for Scottish Premiership giants Celtic during this winter transfer window.
Legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his regrets over the decision to sell Frenchman Nicholas Anelka. He opted for the ex-French international ahead of the likes of Robin Van Persie, Cesc Fabregas and Thierry Henry. According to him, it was a shame to see Anelka leave Arsenal.
Spanish international Cesc Fabregas was in awe of the quality shown by in-form Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah during the mammoth Premier League encounter with defending champions Manchester City.Cesc Fabregas took to his official Twitter account to pay tribute to Egyptian national team skipper Salah for his wonder goal during the game which ended in a 2-2 draw.