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Excited by Fabregas!

With the Chelsea career of Frank Lampard now confined to the history books, with our record scorer now employed by New York City, it`ll certainly be interesting to see how Cesc Fabregas adapts to life in a Chelsea shirt.

The former Arsenal and Barcelona player certainly has the pedigree to be a success and his style of play should enable Chelsea to add another dimension to their game.

As Chelsea continue their European tour, Jose Mourinho has spoken about his midfield signing, remarking to the journalists that hang on to his every word,

"From mid-season we felt the team needed surgery, so we made a very early decision to go and attack points where we needed a real improvement."

"We clearly needed a midfielder with a different football profile and we had two or three options. But my club was fantastic in getting Fabregas."

"Fabregas is a player of control. He wants the ball, he needs the ball. I told him what I want from him, explained what was waiting for him."

Although Fabregas never enjoyed the best of times at Barcelona, often played out of position, are we about to witness the return to form, here at Chelsea, of the man who made Arsenal tick?

Please feel free to discuss.

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Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 26 2014

Time: 10:27AM

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Fabregas is the real deal and i am very sure we have the best midifeld in EPL now. Morinho should jes establish him like xavi to Bercelona mode of play. pair him with Matic..
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26/07/2014 10:47:00

Where JosÚ will use him still awaits us to see.
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26/07/2014 11:37:00

my issue with the Fabregas deal is that he is the only one of His kind at chelsea; no back up. God forbid, if he gets injured, suspended or rested, we are screwed as teams will now employ 'two busses' against us...
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26/07/2014 13:23:00

I love fabripass
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26/07/2014 13:43:00

Courtous Aspi cahil terry luiz Fabrigas matic Shurle oscar hazardous Costa bus We are gud to go
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26/07/2014 13:47:00

We have been competing at a very high level that fabregas himself can testify too. Howbeit if he gets injured we will be screwed huh?? We were just four points away from the title last season without fab remember?? @Ikdaniels
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26/07/2014 15:22:00

no lower teams gonna dare attack cfc so we can use him at pivot against better teams we can use him at no 10 ... n shift ramires to pivot ... n use will schurrle oscar for mid 3 for defence purposes if needed ... salah can play cup matches along with our other backup ppl
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26/07/2014 18:07:00

cmon even if fab gets injured we got costa who can play rough n score with hazard n schurrle ...n btw costa can play as a winger too if needed for our drogba to enter we can run riot sort of !!
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26/07/2014 18:10:00

With me d team is gud just dat we need to play more attacking football nt d jose tatics if we need to b d bst team in de world.chelsea 4ever since 2002
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27/07/2014 10:09:00

It wouldn't hurt your fingers if you type in full, it wouldn't hurt at all.
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27/07/2014 14:22:00

David Gillam.
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27/07/2014 15:30:00


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