Manchester United in for world class midfielder

What do you mean I need a haircut?

There has been speculation over the last 24 hours, notably in The Guardian, that the inordinately gifted former Arsenal man, Cesc Fabregas, could be on his way to Manchester United in the winter window.

From a Manchester United perspective, this would be a coup to trump even the signing of RVP from Arsenal. Fabregas is a world class player but, unlike United’s recent Dutch recruit, he is still some way from his pomp.

It is no exaggeration to suggest that Fabregas would improve any team in the world. His technique, creative vision, movement and passing ability is perhaps equalled but not surpassed in the modern game. Whatever your football allegiance Fabregas was an absolute joy to watch in the Premier League. An individual who was truly worth the entrance fee alone.

So now let’s get realistic. Cesc isn’t getting as much game time as he wants at the moment. But with Xavi in his thirties and Iniesta almost joining him, Fabregas surely represents the future of the Barcelona midfield. It seems ludicrous that they would sell the Spain international if they wish to continue with tiki taka in the years to come.

Fabregas wants game time. He just happens to be at the only club in the world where that wouldn’t be guaranteed for him. Surely he would stroll into any other midfield.

It does seem very unlikely to us that he will make a move to Manchester United, but we said that about RVP and now he’s banging in the goals at Old Trafford. What is for certain is that Alex Ferguson would be interested if Fabregas became available. Until that point Manchester United fans can enjoy pleasant daydreams about Cesc pulling the strings in their midfield after The Ginger Prince has finally departed from a game made all the more beautiful by his presence.

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  1. mubarak jibrin

    Sep 11, 2012 at 7:48 am

    Fabregas will not join united in his career I’m sure

    • Nik

      Sep 11, 2012 at 9:06 pm

      You would have said the same about Van Persie only 6months ago. I wouldn’t be so cocky if I were you

    • Solo

      Sep 12, 2012 at 12:40 am

      Yeah i m sure that what we said about Robin Van Persie!!

  2. meho1a

    Sep 11, 2012 at 8:08 am



    Sep 11, 2012 at 8:32 am

    Utd 4 life, what man utd needs is a creative midfielder like iniesta.


    Sep 11, 2012 at 8:35 am

    Utd 4 life, what man utd needs is a creative midfielder like iniesta! TEDDY.

  5. Abdullah

    Sep 11, 2012 at 9:35 am

    It seem unlike but I love 2 see him in a red shirt that’s all we need at the moment & he most welcome

    • peter

      Sep 11, 2012 at 6:44 pm

      u r right fabregas z a top class player, i trust saf, he has his eyes wide open.

  6. Eric Kagawa

    Sep 11, 2012 at 9:48 am

    Fabregas is a great player and he will be so happy to play for united..

  7. Marty Webb

    Sep 11, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Yeh I have to think someone like Iniesta is more likely

  8. Walexy

    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:24 am

    sorry maunited fan arsenal has the first refusal clause on fabregas contract at baca

    • Nik

      Sep 11, 2012 at 9:09 pm

      ……but Arsenal won’t pay the required fee to buy any top players so first refusal is irrelevant I’m afraid

  9. Sunday koko

    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:41 am

    It is a great news and all man u fans will be very happy to him (fabregas) at united. We need that creativity kind in our midfield.

  10. oladele

    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Man u 4 live, will need a player like fab if he can.

  11. Vico

    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:50 am

    Gud comment,but sir is about taking a highly risk of his carear as per 24million man.FACT:went cesc was at Arsenal were much injury 2RVP.but went he was out last 2season RVP was injury free.utd b caution bcos u are about taking 2karmas 2ur club.

  12. Gunn 'em Down

    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:53 am

    i doubt csec will play for united. its either arsenal or barca and nothing else

    • Nik

      Sep 11, 2012 at 9:11 pm

      Wishful thinking but I suppose any team that has been trophy free as long as Arsenal has to have something to hope for! Cesc will never play for Arsenal again and a player of his class won’t sit on the bench for long whatever club they are at!

  13. Chidera

    Sep 11, 2012 at 11:15 am

    In UTD wilderness dream will FAB join UTD…he said that the only club he will play is arsenal and barca…january Cese will join arsenal onloan and after gunners will make the deal permant…UP CITY

    • Nik

      Sep 11, 2012 at 9:12 pm

      Did you read your comment before posting it; you sound like your on crack!

  14. David

    Sep 11, 2012 at 11:17 am

    We need sum1 like him but i will prefer young spanish midfielder isco or mf frm anoda country like defour,fellaini,witsel etc

  15. Addau

    Sep 11, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Hhhh even now, we wlcmd Fabregas into United midfld

  16. Timothy Mabula

    Sep 11, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    I don’t think Fabregas will leave Barcelona and i suggest Fergie should seriously bid for Susaeta and Iker Muniain to create his new Man utd with ability to compete with Barca and Madrid.

  17. timbo

    Sep 11, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    What an idiotic post. Exactly where is United supposed to produce the money to pay for Fabregas under such highly speculative circumstances? By cashing in on Mr. Overhype, Wayne Rooney? Or gas some Saudi Prince purchases United in a deal I’m unaware of? The large amount of money spent this off season alone was a surprise, given the frugal expenditure of previous seasons. The team would hardly have the resources left to shell out the kind of money necessary to acquire Fabregas, which would have to be at least 40 – 50 million pounds for a player of his undoubted talents.

    • Nik

      Sep 11, 2012 at 9:17 pm

      I’m sorry Timbo but regurgitating the same crap that the telegraph regularly print doesn’t do you any favours. United has debt; fact! United also tend to rake in severe amounts of profit every year; fact! Come up with your own opinions for a change, Mr Sheep

  18. Michael

    Sep 11, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    I’d like to see fab at united but it won’t happen we should be looking at the likes of Eirsken

  19. Nazir

    Sep 11, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Manutd should sign Ganso. He will shine for sure.

  20. hasnock

    Sep 11, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    If this is true and the news is not from some what a made up speculations . It will be a dream come true for man united midfield . Lets be realistic, if it happens no team be better than Man united . It will be a night mare for manshitty ,chelsea sugar dudies heheheheeh. Let keep an open eye on this some what creepy news .. hahaha

  21. Nasir

    Sep 11, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    I dont thik so anymore but all wht we need is someone like isco fellini.

  22. Rhys

    Sep 11, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    Even funnier than the thought that United could afford Fabregas is the Arsenal fan saying they have first refusal…

  23. Cc

    Sep 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    It is only a mad man that continues to take a high risk manuveur,knowing it does not yield any results.You try okro soup 2day,tomorrow egusi.To me -Fellaini

  24. Emmanuel Azuani

    Sep 11, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    Man united for live,fab is a great player we need someone like him in our midfield,but l dat it

  25. salim

    Sep 11, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    I think Alex its time to live our club, coz we can’t spend our time for the thing which we can get it. There’s so many mildfilder who can play for us,If loose lucas maura go and put money for ganso a’m sure he will help us and also its better to sell carrick than Anderson coz we nweed to give him a chance even one year i think we come back for utd 4 life.

  26. Jez

    Sep 11, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    Arsenal as a part of the sale to Barcelona have a buy back clause that gives them first refusal before he can be offered to any one else. Also if barca sell to another team other than arsenal they have to pay over 50% as a sell on fee to arsenal. For arsenal it’s a win/win situation. As barca havent paid all the money owed yet, arsenal still have a very a much larger say than you’d think. But if he does go to Manu then I am sure the arsenal board will thank you for the extra money it provide. By the way arsenal on deadline day had over 100 million quid they could of spent on players and didnt. Manu aren’t the only ones with owners who rob the club blind.

  27. Emisun

    Sep 11, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    Man u need person like strootman or Kedehira, A. Song as defensive midfielders

  28. Wayne

    Sep 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    We have first option to buy him back
    Anyway and I’m sure he would
    Not Go utd. He said He would only play For 2 clubs is and Barcelona.

  29. timothy1607

    Sep 12, 2012 at 5:04 am

    i’m hundred percent sure that d red devils cnt sigm d spanish midfilder cesc fabregas.we should’nt waste our time on him nd think of people like ozil.


    Sep 12, 2012 at 8:36 am

    There is no world class player dat man utd can not buy; TEDDY.

  31. toko mebel

    Aug 2, 2015 at 4:22 am

    delighted if cest can get into the

  32. toko mebel

    Aug 2, 2015 at 4:22 am

    delighted if cest can get into the united,,,

  33. Furniture

    Aug 2, 2015 at 4:31 am

    fabregas is a tremendous football player I really like the style of play,,

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