Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea midfielder joins Monaco – BBC Sport

Fabregas in tears as he leaves subject after closing sport in English football

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has joined Ligue 1 facet Monaco, managed by his extinct Arsenal crew-mate Thierry Henry, on a three-and-a-1/2 one year deal.

The 31-one year-conventional Spaniard captained the Blues within the FA Cup against Nottingham Woodland on Saturday and become in tears as he applauded followers at the final whistle.

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

Fabregas described the switch as “a new mission”, calling it a “massive honour”.

“I am right here to support the crew, I am taking a conception ahead to beginning. I am very furious,” he added.

BBC Sport understands Monaco have no longer paid a price for Fabregas however pays ‘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 within the 2006 Champions League closing defeat against Barcelona, ahead of joining the Catalan giants in 2011.

Having won six trophies with Barcelona, alongside side La Liga and the Membership World Cup, he returned to England to grab the Premier League twice in three seasons with Chelsea, first beneath Jose Mourinho after which Antonio Conte.

In what become the final season of his contract at Stamford Bridge, he had began exclusively one Premier League match beneath new boss Maurizio Sarri.

Ragged France and Arsenal striker Henry took price of Monaco, the set up he began his playing profession, in October – however they’ve exclusively won twice beneath his stewardship and are one location off the underside of Ligue 1 on 13 points from 18 video games.

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

“We are convinced that his journey at the most realistic stage will lift quite a bit to our avid gamers on and off the subject.”

Fabregas said he become “honoured” to affix Monaco in a post on social media

Fabregas’ English football highlights:

October 2003: turns into Arsenal’s youngest player conventional ultimate Sixteen years and 177 days

December 2003: scores against Wolves in League Cup to develop to be Arsenal’s youngest goalscorer at the age of Sixteen years and 212 days

May per chance per chance per chance 2005: FA Cup winner against Manchester United

May per chance per chance per chance 2006: Champions League runner-up and named in Uefa crew of the one year

April 2008: wins PFA Younger Player of the one year, also named in Uefa and PFA teams of the one year

November 2008: named Arsenal captain

April 2010: named in PFA crew of the one year

March 2015: wins League Cup with Chelsea

May per chance per chance per chance 2015: wins Premier League

May per chance per chance per chance 2018: wins FA Cup after 1-0 victory over Manchester United

Fabregas on his Arsenal debut against Rochdale in 2003, demanding Paul Warne, now supervisor of Dale

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