Barcelona say their push for Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas is currently "dead". Barcelona director of football Raul Sanllehi says there's no plans to revive their bid for Cesc.

He said: "Cesc is a great Catalan player. He played for us as a kid and he will be welcome back at Barcelona for the Champions League match.

"Right now, everything is dead regarding a transfer."

Speaking about the European encounter, Sanllehi added: "Arsenal are one of the main challengers for the Champions League.

"We acknowledge how difficult it is going to be."

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