Arsenal legend Tony Adams is "saddened" by Cesc Fabregas' move to Chelsea. Cesc joined Chelsea from Barcelona on Thursday.

"I can understand why Arsene Wenger did not want to re-sign him," Adams told the Daily Express. .

"He has a lot of outstanding players, and don't forget Arsenal only paid £40m for Mesut Ozil last year..

"They've already got Aaron [Ramsey], Jack [Wilshere], Alex [Oxlade-Chamberlain] and Santi [Cazorla] and I could go on. They have a lot of those types of players..

"Maybe Wenger thought we didn't need that type of player. It saddened me because he was Arsenal captain and it's a shame he's not coming back."

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