Cesc Fabregas

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has admitted his surprise at Real Madrid’s poor start to the season but does not believe the result of Wednesday’s Supercopa will have any long-term effect on their battle for the Primera Division title. Madrid head into the second leg at the Bernabeu still searc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Barcelona are being linked with a surprise move for Alex Song as reports claim the Catalans have identified the Arsenal midfielder as the ideal replacement for Seydou Keita. Barca allowed Keita to leave the club for Chinese side Dalian Aerbin after four years at the club, and they are determined to s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 30th, 2012
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Nani has hit out at Cristiano Ronaldo and accused his country’s captain of lying over the penalty debacle in the Euro 2012 semi-final. Ronaldo has come under attack for not stepping up sooner in the shootout defeat to Spain, which was lost without the Real Madrid man taking his kick after Bruno...
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Jun 14th, 2012
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Defending champions Spain are on course for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals after their 4-0 thrashing of Ireland on Thursday put them top of Group C with the Irish bowing out. For all their endeavour in defence, Ireland struggled constantly to cope with the torrent of Spanish attacks as Chelsea’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2012
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Madrid – Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi said Friday he felt far too emotional to face the media glare at coach Pep Guardiola’s farewell announcement. “I want to thank Pep with all my heart for everything he has given me in my professional career and personally,” the 24-year-old Argentinian sa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 10th, 2012
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Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas says there is “a thousand times more pressure” on football managers in Spain than there is in England. Fabregas, who made the move from Arsenal to Barcelona in the summer, still follows the Gunners in the Barclays Premier League and believes the clubR...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2011
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Lionel Messi scored two wonder goals as European champions Barcelona ripped apart Brazil’s Santos 4-0 to win their second Club World Cup in swashbuckling style on Sunday. “My players were like artists,” purred Barca coach Pep Guardiola. “Whatever they envisaged in their minds ...
By benim
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Jul 7th, 2011
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Barcelona have warned Arsenal that they are prepared to hold out until the last minute if necessary to sign Cesc Fabregas.   The Gunners face the prospect of having to overhaul their first team this summer with Fabregas and Samir Nasri likely to leave, and with Gael Clichy already having departe...
By benim
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Nov 23rd, 2010
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The theory that Arsenal’s great weakness is mental rather than technical was further reinforced during a dramatic Champions League capitulation. Having been coasting to what would have been an 11th consecutive qualification for the last 16, they conceded twice in the last eight minutes to suddenly le...
By benim
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Nov 20th, 2010
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Arsenal blew the chance to go top of the Barclays Premier League as Tottenham fought back from 2-0 down to record a remarkable first victory at Emirates Stadium with a 3-2 win. Samir Nasri and Marouane Chamakh had put the Gunners in complete control as they looked set to leapfrog Chelsea, who play Bi...