Cesc Fabregas joins Chelsea on five year deal

Fabregas had a 8 year stint with Arsenal from 2003-2011 before leaving for Barca.

By: Reuters | Updated: June 12, 2014 10:13 pm
FabTWITTERm The Spanish midfielder who has played for cross city rivals Arsenal is currently training with the Spanish national team in Scotland (Source: Twitter)

Barcelona have agreed to sell their Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea, the Spanish club said on Thursday.

“FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of player Cesc Fabregas to the English club,” Barca said in a statement on their website (www.fcbarcelona.es).

“FC Barcelona wishes to publicly thank Cesc Fabregas for his professionalism and dedication during his years at the club, which will always be his home, and to wish him all the very best for the future,” they added.

Chelsea confirmed the 27-year-old had signed a five-year deal.

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