Arsenal have confirmed Barcelona have made an approach for captain Cesc Fabregas.

Chairman Peter Hill-Wood has revealed that the Champions League winners have made their interest known in taking Fabregas back to Catalunya.

Hill-Wood told the Sunday Mirror: "Yes, they have spoken to us about Cesc. They have been in touch. But so far they have not made a bid and we do not want to let him go.

"But he comes from Barcelona so it is understandable if he wanted to go back. However, they have not made an offer so far."

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