Barcelona star Daniel Alves can understand the difficult situation Cesc Fabregas finds himself in at Arsenal.

Cesc is waiting for Barca and Arsenal to agree a fee so he can return home to the Nou Camp.

Alves went through a similar experience when trying to get his move from Sevilla and has sympathy for his potential new teammate.

Alves said: "A player should not be surprised his club is disappointed that you are going, we must be sensitive.

"I forced my departure from Seville. I thought the train had passed and I could not allow the chance to escape."

On Barca's pursuit of Udinese star Alexis Sanchez, Alves added: "I hope Barca finish his signing as he is a unique player."

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