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Vela reveals Barcelona ace Cesc agonised over Arsenal exit

Arsenal striker Carlos Vela admits Barcelona signing Cesc Fabregas struggled to cope with his transfer controversy.

Vela also left the Gunners last month, on-loan to Real Sociedad.

"We speak very often," the 22-year-old Mexcio international said. "We made good friends at Arsenal and keep in touch. He is very happy at Barcelona.

"He is about to have a new experience and a great time in his life and career and hopefully all will go well because he is a great professional and a great person.

"But he had a hard time leaving because Arsenal treated him very well and he was much loved."

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