Why Cesc Fabregas left Arsenal for Barcelona in 2011

Ruben Hill
March 27, 2020

The 32-year-old, now playing for Monaco, said he put pressure on himself to lead the team to success, but noticed that while he felt devastated after the Gunners had lost a game, some of his team-mates didn't look phased. Cesc Fabregas Recreates Eddie Murphy's Classic Scene From Coming to America in This Funny Video During Coronavirus Self-Isolation.

Fabregas signed up with Arsenal from Barca as a 15- year-old in 2003 and also took place to make 303 looks throughout all competitors prior to going back to the Nou Camp, where he after that signed up with Chelsea, and also now plays for Monaco in Ligue 1.

The ex-Spain global went on to feature in 303 games across all competitions for the Gunners, becoming a favourite among supporters for his exceptional passing range, fierce passion and combative style in the middle of the park.

"I was the captain, I always felt so much pressure on myself", Fabregas said.

"To be honest, after I left the room with Mourinho I said, 'thats it, I dont need to talk to anyone else, Im going to Chelsea.' What he told me, the team he wanted to make, what he thought of me, how he wanted me to play, this is what I wanted".

I spent sleepless nights suffering.

"And then you lose a game, you're in the bus like this destroyed and then you hear some players laughing, thinking about where they will be going out later".

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"Especially in the last two or three years, I felt Robin and Samir were the only players - it's not an arrogant thing to say, it's how I felt at that time - were the players who were at my level mentally and technically", he added. We were playing stunning football and also I delighted in that side of points however I was taxing myself to lead, to do whatever and also at one factor I really felt sort of lonesome.

The midfielder's time at Barcelona had come to an end and he believed he would re-join his former club Arsenal who had a week to begin negotiations before he could speak with other teams.

Fabregas now plies his trade in Ligue 1 with Monaco, after having left Stamford Bridge to sign for the French club in January previous year.

The Spaniard - who hasn't ruled out managing Liverpool in the future - won the Community Shield, FA Cup, Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in his time at Anfield but couldn't quite manage to win the league in England.

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