Barcelona confident Arsenal's Cesc won't join Real Madrid

Barcelona remain confident there's no chance of Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas turning out for archrivals Real Madrid.

DiarioSport says Cesc and Arsenal teammate Aleksandr Hleb are high on Barca's end-of-season shopping list as they seek to overhaul Frank Rijkaard's flagging squad.

While Real president Ramon Calderon has expressed interest in signing Cesc, Barca have first refusal on their former youth teamer thanks to the deal negotiated in 2003 between former vice-president Sandro Rosell and ex-Gunners supremo David Dein.

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