Chelsea signing Cesc Fabregas WAS keen on joining Manchester United this summer, it has been reveled. Fabregas signed for Chelsea in a £27 million deal with Barcelona yesterday.

He was also a target for United, but El Mundo Deportivo says the midfielder was urged to reject United by his girlfriend Daniella Semaan.

It is thought that initially she didn't want to leave Barcelona, but Chelsea was her preferred choice of destination to set up home.

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