Song: Cesc not leaving Barca

Alex Song is convinced Man United target Cesc Fabregas will still be a Barcelona player at the start of the new season.

Last Updated: 24/07/13 at 22:40 Post Comment

Alex Song: With Cesc Fabregas at Barcelona last season

Alex Song: With Cesc Fabregas at Barcelona last season

Alex Song is convinced Cesc Fabregas will still be a Barcelona player at the start of the new season and that he has no intention of leaving the Catalan giants.

Song, the former Arsenal midfielder who spent six years at the Emirates before moving to Spain in 2012, says his team-mate has no intention of quitting Camp Nou.

Fabregas, also a former Gunner, has been the subject of two bids from Manchester United already this summer, and David Moyes said this week he will give the transfer "every opportunity to materialise".

If the La Liga champions agree to sell the 26-year-old, then Arsenal have first refusal to buy back a player who left the club in 2011 after eight seasons.

But Song believes Fabregas will not be going anywhere, telling Sky Sports News: "I did not speak with him but I know Cesc is 100 per cent here.

"He loves Barcelona, he loves the club. He will stay here next season and give 100 per cent because I know him very well and he'll want to fight. He's focused on the club.

"He wants just to give his best for Barcelona. He's from Barcelona, he loves Barcelona and he'll want to start the season to show what he can do.

"People are talking and talking, but we know he is focused here and ready to start the season.

"He's enjoying a holiday with his family and I'm sure he wants just to come back here.

"It's my own opinion but I know he will stay here, 100 per cent."


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