Barcelona fullback Dani Alves: I was in same situation as Arsenal captain Cesc

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

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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