Cesc Fàbregas in a training with the Monaco


Cesc explains why he decided to leave Arsenal for Barça

Published:25/03/2020 - 18:18h

Updated:25/03/2020 - 18:18h

Cesc Fàbregas told in an interview the reasons that led him to leave Arsenal to sign for FC Barcelona. The Catalan was very hard on his former teammates and made it clear that none of them cared about winning.

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Cesc Fàbregas has been surely one of the most disappointing signings of the recent history of the Barça. The midfield player went back home to be the relief of Xavi Hernández in the midfield, but finish going out by the rear door without having showed his best version. The one of Arenys surrendered and had good moments, but never became indisputable and always remained the feeling agridulce that it could give more. By all this, finish leaving to Chelsea in 2014.

The Catalan, now in the Monaco, spoke of his past in an interview in Arseblog. The ex international Spanish referred especially to the reasons that carried him to leave the Arsenal and return to the Barcelona. Cesc was very sincere and very hard with his explanations and left clear that did not like him the losing attitude of his already ex mates. He was in this moment the captain of the team and did not bear to see how his colleagues did not give it everything to win.

"It was captain and had a lot of pressure. This team had to win something, and gave all therefore. Every time that lost, went back home and cried, but went up to the bus and saw to some of my colleagues in the bus, laughing and agreeing to where went to go out at night. It arrived a moment in that I felt me only with this feeling to win", ensured the mediocampista. But Fàbregas was further and admitted that only it saw to a pair of footballers that were to his level in the technical and in the mental.

As it explains the Catalan, only Robin van Persie and Samir Nasri were to the height of the circumstances. It is necessary to remember that in this staff was Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Arshavin or Ramsey. "If it did not go by the attitudes of some colleagues, especially in the last two years, had remained me, but darse that alone Robin van Persie and Samir Nasri were to my level in mental terms and technicians. It is not arrogance, was what felt", said without pelos in the tongue.

The midfield player did not speak of why decided to go out of the Barça, but yes on the reason by which did not finish in the Arsenal. "Once I decide to go me, the Arsenal was the first option and could not speak with another club during a week to see if the Arsenal wanted to me or no. Arsene Did not give me an answer. Only we had to expect during a whole week to see if it answered. Definitively, it was my first option and in my mind said him to all that went me to the Arsenal. They knew the situation, but did not say at all in a week. They expected all the week without giving me an answer", commented.

Mourinho convinced him to leave to Chelsea

After the "no" of the 'gunners', the one of Arenys contemplated offers of the Manchester City, of the United and of Chelsea, that was where finish. José Mourinho was the one who convinced him to accept the proposal 'blue'. "To be sincere, when I went out of the room with Mourinho said 'already is, do not need to speak with anybody more, go me to Chelsea'. What said me that it wanted to do with the team, what thought of me and how wanted to that it played... This is what wanted to", recognised to finalise.

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