Fabregas joins Monaco from Chelsea on three-and-a-half-year deal

By Daily Sports on January 12, 2019

Views: 1,040

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has joined Ligue 1 side Monaco, managed by his former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry, on a three-and-a-half year deal.

The 31-year-old Spaniard captained the Blues in the FA Cup against Nottingham Forest on Saturday and was in tears as he applauded fans at the final whistle.

He joined Chelsea from Barcelona in 2014, having played 303 times for Arsenal between 2003 and 2011.

Fabregas described the move as “a new project”, calling it a “great honour”.

“I’m here to help the team, I’m looking forward to starting. I am very excited,” he added.

BBC Sport understands Monaco have not paid a fee for Fabregas but will pay ‘bonuses’ to Chelsea linked to his performances.

Fabregas won two Premier League titles, two FA Cups and a League Cup in 501 appearances in English football.

With the Gunners, he won the FA Cup and played in the 2006 Champions League final defeat against Barcelona, before joining the Catalan giants in 2011.

Having won six trophies with Barcelona, including La Liga and the Club World Cup, he returned to England to win the Premier League twice in three seasons with Chelsea, first under Jose Mourinho and then Antonio Conte.

In what was the final season of his contract at Stamford Bridge, he had started only one Premier League match under new boss Maurizio Sarri.

Former France and Arsenal striker Henry took charge of Monaco, where he started his playing career, in October – but they have only won twice under his stewardship and are one place off the bottom of Ligue 1 on 13 points from 18 games.

“We are very pleased to welcome Cesc Fabregas to AS Monaco, a world-class player and a great professional, whose arrival demonstrates the ambition of the club,” said club vice-president Vadim Vasilyev.

“We are convinced that his experience at the highest level will bring a lot to our players on and off the field.” (BBC)

•Photo shows Cesc Fabregas 

Source Daily Sports

Posted January 12, 2019


 

You may also like...
Awaziem dismisses AWOL report after Nantes medicals

March Madness 2022: Five potential Cinderella stars who...

Leicester’s Title-Winning Captain Wes Morgan To Retire End...

Ancelotti poises for next record

World Cup 2018: No time to dwell on...

Super Sub Jota Sends Liverpool Top Of The...

 

Latest News Nigeria brushes off Gambia, battles Tunisia today At SRAP basketball clinic, American coach, Baker, points at ways to excellence Falconets seek perfect record against Canada NFF Annual General Assembly: Ministry Walks Fine Line Nigerian paralifters will rule the world, next Commonwealth Games, says Ezenwanne WBA rates Usyk-Joshua rematch most awaited world heavyweight title fight Man City complete signing of Spanish defender Gomez I am aiming for Olympic gold – George We fear no foe, says Onyenezide, Falconets’ goal heroine Udogie Arrives London Ahead Tottenham Move Done Deal: Enyimba Captain Oladapo Joins TP Mazembe 2022 U-20 WWC: ‘How Falconets Overcame South Korea’ —Danjuma

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (50,099 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (41,284 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (39,684 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (39,668 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (39,401 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (39,247 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (38,958 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (38,341 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (37,721 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (36,622 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (34,988 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (34,457 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (446) Basketball (305) Boxing (737) Columnists (675) Euro Soccer Update (13659) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (68) Golf (124) Interviews (17) Live Commentary (7) News (8176) NPL Glo Premier League (1316) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (10) Tennis (940)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media