Cesc Fàbregas trains with Monaco


Cesc Fàbregas' criticism of current football: "Quality is being lost"

Published:20/08/2022 - 18:21h

Updated:20/08/2022 - 18:21h

Cesc Fàbregas hopes to debut this Sunday with Calcio Como in the Italian Serie B. In the preview of the match against Pisa, the former FC Barcelona player spoke with 'MARCA' about his expectations for the new season and current football

Calendar of FC Barcelona

After his surprising signing with the Calcium As, Cesc Fàbregas prepares to debut in the Series B Italian. The ex player of the FC Barcelona could contest his first minutes the Sunday in field of the Step, where the ones of Giacomo Gattuso will look for his first victory of the tournament after the tie in front of Cagliari home the past week (1-1). In an interview with 'MARK', the player of 35 years valued his arrival to the Italian football and did a critical assessment of the current football.

In accordance with the one of Arenys of Sea, from his arrival to 'the boot' all say him that this will be the most competitive season of the Series B of all time. "Therefore the club has looked for to reinforce well to try go up, that is the clear aim in the next two or three years. This season already have to compete to the maximum to give him prompt to the fans this joy", said Fàbregas.

The centrocapista comes to contest only six parties in the 2021-22 with the Monaco product of the injuries and expects to recover physically to go back to compete to tope. In total, the Catalan contested 68 parties with the group of the Principality, adding 4 goals and 9 assistances in three seasons. The As it will be his fifth team after Barça, Arsenal, Chelsea and Monaco, having signed with the Italians by two seasons, until June of 2024.

On his role with the ones of Gattuso, Ces expects to adapt fast to a Calcium that no longer is so tactical and defensive as before. "The trainers and the people want to play every time better, be more offensive. It is necessary to look for this balance of not being very defensive and like this can arrive well to the attack. The team is very balanced in this sense", explained the player of 35 years. Probably, this will be his last European and professional adventure.

"Less talent, more intensity"

For Fàbregas, the current football prioritises more the physical intensity and the rigurosidad tactical that the talent and the individual quality. "Now there are more physical actions of high voltage, with a lot of tactics and a very robotic style... We are going to this type of football and seems that the technical player, of quality, the number 10 classical, with this freedom that there was before, is losing a bit", explained the one of Arenys of Sea, professional from the year 2004.

Next match of FC Barcelona

Champions League | Jornada 2
FC Barcelona

Oporto - FC Barcelona

Wednesday, 4 of October of 2023 21:00h
Estadio do Dragão
Buy tickets
Calendar FC Barcelona
Today highlights

Most read