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Chelsea midfielder Cesc: Premier League more competitive since Arsenal days

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas says the competitiveness of the Premier League has increased since his days with Arsenal.

Fabregas joined Chelsea from Barcelona for £30million in the summer after three years at the Nou Camp.

He told Chelsea Magazine this month: "The League has improved since I left in 2011, especially defensively and also in terms of the stability that teams try to have - the coaches and teams are more afraid to drop points now.

"I feel that for the top teams it is a bit more difficult to attack than it was before. Spain technically is a great league and maybe it's still a little more tactical than England but that has improved a lot here.

"That doesn't mean in Spain it is more difficult to beat the opponent because in England - especially with the fans, passion and commitment - when we play away it is always difficult; all the teams want to attack."

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