Cesc Fabregas set for FC Barcelona as AC Milan admit defeat

Cesc Fabregas (credit: Ryu Voelkel)
Serie A champions AC Milan have ruled themselves out of the race to sign Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, who is set to join Barcelona

Real Madrid are also still believed to be keen on the 24-year-old, but Spanish champions Barca are widely expected to completing the signing of the midfielder in the coming days for around £35million.

AC Milan had been linked with Fabregas in recent weeks, but vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted that their interest has ended.

He told the club's official website: "Fabregas will not join us because he will join a different club.".

Fabregas, who has been in Barcelona this week on holiday, has admitted that he would have "no problems" leaving Arsenal to return to his boyhood club.

"I'm calm and optimistic," he said this week about his future. "I got nothing to say and there's nothing I can speak of.

"If something happens... it's because it has to happen."

Recent Soccer Articles

  • Luis Suarez says he nearly signed for Juventus FC in 2012

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has revealed that he was close to leaving Liverpool in 2012 to join Italian giants Juventus....

  • Didier Drogba is back to his Chelsea FC best says Gary Cahill

    Gary Cahill believes Chelsea team-mate Didier Drogba has returned to his best....

  • Remy Cabella admits his performances for Newcastle United need to improve

    Remy Cabella admits his form has not been good enough following his summer switch from Montpellier to Newcastle United....

  • Capital One Cup quarter-final draw

    Liverpool will take on Championship side Bournemouth in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup, while Chelsea will take on Derby County....

  • Manuel Pellegrini concerned by recent results as Man City stunned by Newcastle United

    Manuel Pellegrini admitted he is concerned by his Manchester City side’s recent slump in form after they were knocked out of the Capital One Cup by Newcastle United on Wednesday night....

  • Hummels to Arsenal FC? Waris to Man Utd? Eto'o to extend Everton FC stay? Friday's back pages

    The top stories making Friday's back pages in the UK......

  • Real Madrid CF ace Cristiano Ronaldo lacks the same technical skills as Lionel Messi - Fabio Capello

    Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo "does not possess the pure technical skill" of Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to Russia coach Fabio Capello....

  • FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez comes in for praise from Luis Enrique

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique praised Luis Suarez after the striker impressed in Wednesday's penalty shoot-out win over Espanyol in the Catalan Super Cup....

  • Chelsea FC flop Fernando Torres says he quit CFC to feel important again

    Fernando Torres has said he left Chelsea for AC Milan during the summer because he no longer felt important at Stamford Bridge....

More Stories

Recent Articles

More Stories

Latest News



Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

Cesc Fabregas set for FC Barcelona as AC Milan admit defeat

Serie A champions AC Milan have ruled themselves out of the race to sign Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, who is set to join Barcelona.

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?