Published: Sun, January 06, 2019
Sports | By Sarah Myers

Fabregas insists his quality has not diminished ahead of expected Monaco move

Fabregas insists his quality has not diminished ahead of expected Monaco move

The 31-year-old has since been linked with a January move to French side, Monaco, with reports in the United Kingdom suggesting that a deal could be completed next week.

Cesc Fabregas missed a penalty and then cried on what could be his final Chelsea appearance as the FA Cup holders beat Nottingham Forest in the third round.

It seems it's now a matter of time before he completes a move to AS Monaco to join up with his former teammate - and current manager - Thierry Henry.

Cesc Fabregas says goodbye to the premier league having played 501 Games with 81 Goals, 149 Assists. winning two Premier Leagues, two FA Cups, one League Cup and a Community Shield A brilliant career in English football. "I want him to stay, I don't know the final decision of Cesc and the club, of course".

The teenage winger nearly got one himself when he danced into the box only to see his shot blocked by a good low save by Steele.

"It feels like it was last week I started playing professionally and now it is over 15 years", reflected Fabregas.

"It's been going on for a while and it's something he might have to have some time out to look at".

"Thank you for all the moments we've lived and good luck in everything that you do!"

Despite Fabregas' penalty miss, Chelsea later took the lead through his countryman, Alvaro Morata, who added a second minutes later.

"He has got everything to make it in world football", Fabregas said.

"He can be world-class, so he just needs to keep his feet on the ground, keep working hard".

"Yes he was playing very early but he was also creating chances/goals which was on top of the things I mentioned above that really set him apart from just a young kid playing in the 1st team in the @premierleague".

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