Fabregas is expecting a fierce battle at the top, especially as his former club Arsenal have parted with £43.7m for his former Barcelona team-mate, Alexis Sanchez, and Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy.
Chelsea play the first match of their European tour, against RZ Pellets, in Klagenfurt, Austria, tonight. Fabregas said: “It is going to be really interesting to see how everyone starts,” he said. “I think Chelsea have signed very well. We have a great squad with young players. The mix of experience and youth is very good. But Arsenal have made some great signings — they’re obviously going to be better than last year. Manchester United with a new coach are always going to be a big team and we know what City can do.
“Liverpool had a great season so it is going to be a really, really interesting Premier League this year.”
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