Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Manchester City and Chelsea eyeing up United target Cesc Fabregas

MANCHESTER UNITED'S bid for Cesc Fabregas has sparked the interest of both Chelsea and rivals City.
Arsenal, Cesc Cesc Fabregas has been the subject of interest from Manchester United
The Reds look to be in pole position to land the former Arsenal star, having tabled an opening offer of £26m.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has made no move to re-sign Fabregas, but United's interest looks to have brought rivals City and Chelsea into the race for his signature.
And sources in England have revealed the 26-year-old would be open to a move back to the Premier League, who joined the Nou Camp giants two years ago.
Barcelona look unlikely to accept the opening offer from the Old Trafford outfit, paving the way for some of the other top-four clubs to try and hijack any potential deal.
Some of the Premier League's biggest clubs are interested in signing Cesc Fabregas Some of the Premier League's biggest clubs are interested in signing Cesc Fabregas
“He wants to succeed here”
Barcelona head coach Tito Vilanova
David Moyes is said to be eager to inject a more creative influence into the side he inherited from Sir Alex Ferguson.
United are now thought to be waiting a response from Barca, having put forward their surprise offer on Monday.
The La Liga giants head coach Tito Vilanova revealed his views on recent interest in his player, telling the Spanish media: "I'm aware there have been offers.
"I had a conversation with him and he told me that he wanted to continue here and that he didn't want to go to another big club.
"He wants to succeed here."
Arsenal aren't thought to be interested in bidding for Cesc Arsenal aren't thought to be interested in bidding for Cesc
It comes after United lost out to Bayern for The Spain international, 22, who was tipped to become Moyes' first big signing of the summer.
The Champions League winners nipped in and agreed a deal to bring the playmaker to Germany, where he'll link up with ex-boss Pep Guardiola, who is embarking on his first season at the Bayern helm.
A fee of £21.6m has been agreed between the two clubs, as well as a commitment to hold a friendly by 2017.
Barcelona head coach Tito Vilanova Barcelona head coach Tito Vilanova
Cesc Fabregas in action for Spain Cesc Fabregas in action for Spain
Cesc Fabregas will be staying at Barcelona according to head coach Tito Cesc Fabregas will be staying at Barcelona according to head coach Tito
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