Chelsea signing Cesc: Wenger didn't want me back at Arsenal

Chelsea signing Cesc Fabregas admits Arsenal told him he was not wanted by Arsene Wenger.
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Chelsea signing Cesc Fabregas admits Arsenal told him he was not wanted by Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal had first option on Cesc after he chose to leave Barcelona last week.

Fabregas said: "There came a moment when I decided my time at Barcelona was over and I only tried to look for the best option for me.

"Arsenal were the first option due to a clause in the contract. We spoke with Wenger and he said that with Ozil they had this position well covered.

"From there, I had other very good offers and I looked for the best in the Premier League, which is where I wanted to go.

"I spoke with Jose Mourinho and he won me over, he convinced me, told me what I wanted to hear and from there everything was very quick.

"I hope that this new phase of my career goes phenomenally well."

 
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