If you thought the long running tiresome transfer story that is Cesc Fabregas’ move from Arsenal to Barcelona was over after Arsene Wenger’s comments on the weekend, think again.
The Spanish press are awash with a new angle this morning on Fabregas’ love for his former club. Forget Carles Puyol and Gerard Pique shoving a Barcelona shirt on FabregasÂ during the Spanish World Cup celebrations, this is a whole different level.
Last night, like many of the victorious Spain squad, Fabregas was honoured by his hometown Arenys de Mar for his role in the 2010 World Cup victory.
During the tribute a picture montage was shown of Cesc Fabregas posing in team photos as part of the Barcelona youth team and with the crowd cheering the Arsenal captain shed a tear.
The Catalan press, namely Sport and El Mundo Deportivo, have described Fabregas’ tears as the latest hint that the Spanish playmaker wants to leave Arsenal this summer.
Fabregas himself spoke of his recently deceased grandfather who was a great fan of Barcelona and he also wore the green-and-white striped shirt of Arenys de Mar.
Arsenal fans can console themselves with this video, which shows new signing Marouane Chamakh’s terrific performance v AC Milan.