Cesc Fabregas left Arsenal FC as they won't win trophies 'in the near future'

Cesc Fabregas (credit: americanistadechiapas)
Cesc Fabregas has claimed it is "hard to see" Arsenal winning the Premier League or Champions League "in the near future."

The 24-year-old, who left the Emirates last month to return to boyhood club Barcelona in a £35million deal, had gone six years without winning a trophy in north London.

And although the Spain international insists he will always follow the Gunners, he has admitted that uncertainly over the club's short-term plans were a factor in his decision to move to Spain.

He told Sport magazine: "I want to be in a club that is able to win the big titles year after year and I don't see that kind of future for Arsenal.

"I still have many feelings for Arsenal, but I fear that they won't be able to push the other big clubs in England away.

"If you look at the team this season I can't see them finishing in front of teams like Manchester United or [Manchester] City, or Chelsea. There's just too big a difference between the squads.

"I respect that Arsenal don't have the same financial opportunities as the others, but it was part of my decision to leave that I find it hard to see Arsenal winning the Premier League or Champions League in the near future."

He added: "I hope they will replace me and the others that have left with some quality players and maybe they can take Arsenal back to their level as champions."


All Soccer News

Recent Soccer Articles

  • Man Utd left frustrated with failure to beat Aston Villa

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admitted that the two points dropped in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Aston Villa could prove to be very costly in the Premier League title race....

  • Man City 'not going to have any strikers' against West Brom

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini fears he will be without all of his senior strikers for the Boxing Day game against West Brom in the Premier League....

  • Michael Carrick: Man Utd looking to win the Premier League title

    Michael Carrick says Manchester United are still looking to win the Premier League title this season....

  • Joe Hart signs new Man City contract

    Goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new long-term contract at Manchester City - and wants to make history at the club....

  • Gus Poyet: Sunderland out to take three points in 'very special' Tyne-Wear derby

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is hoping that victory in this afternoon's Tyne-Wear derby will reignite the club's season....

  • Liverpool FC vs. Arsenal FC - Live Stream, Team News and Premier League Match Preview

    Liverpool vs. Arsenal takes place this afternoon in the Premier League....

  • Roberto Soldado 'ashamed' by Tottenham performances

    Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado has admitted that his performances in the last 18 months following his £26million move from Valencia have ashamed him....

  • Eden Hazard to sign new Chelsea FC contract

    Jose Mourinho expects Eden Hazard to sign a new contract at Chelsea in the near future....

  • Brendan Rodgers: missing out on Alexis Sanchez a 'bitter disappointment'

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that Alexis Sanchez's decision to join Arsenal during the summer was a "bitter disappointment"....

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • The Apprentice 2014 Sunday Finals Odds - Mark favourite to beat Bianca in final showdown

    The bookmakers have made Mark Wright the 1/3 favourite to win The Apprentice 2014 after reaching the final two, where he will face Bianca Miller in a battle for Lord Sugar's £250,00 investment. ...

  • El Shaarawy to Liverpool? Schneiderlin to Arsenal? Elia to Southampton? Sunday's transfer round-up

    Sunday's round up of the top transfer stories from the past 24 hours......

  • Stoke City vs. Chelsea FC Premier League kick-off time

    Stoke vs. Chelsea takes place in the Premier League on Monday night....

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver dismisses tanking claims

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver is not convinced that certain teams are deliberately losing their games to get a high pick in future drafts....

  • Yaya Sanogo set for Arsenal exit

    Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo is likely to leave the club during the January transfer window, initially on loan, in a bid to secure regular first team football....

  • Michael Carrick made new Man Utd vice-captain

    Louis van Gaal has made Michael Carrick his new vice-captain at Manchester United....

  • Daniel Ricciardo looking forward to being Red Bull's leading driver in 2015

    Daniel Ricciardo is excited by the prospect of being Red Bull's leading driver in 2015....

  • Rafael Nadal declares himself fit for the Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal has declared himself fit for the 2015 Australian Open....

  • Arsene Wenger: Arsenal do not fear Liverpool attack this season

    Arsene Wenger does not fear a repeat of last season when his Arsenal side take on Liverpool at Anfield this afternoon....

More Stories

Latest News



Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

Cesc Fabregas left Arsenal FC as they won't win trophies 'in the near future'

Cesc Fabregas has claimed it is "hard to see" Arsenal winning the Premier League or Champions League "in the near future."

Read more »

Log In or Sign up

Facebook User?

You can use your facebook account to sign up with Live streaming sport.

Connect with facebook
Remember me.
Did you forget your password?