Former Spain midfielder Fabregas finally gives reasons why he left the Emirates Stadium (Arsenal)
Former Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has highlighted on the main reason why he left Arsenal to rejoin La Liga giant Barcelona in 2011.
The Spaniard joined the Premier League side in 2003 from Barca’s youth team (La Masia). Hitting the ground instantly, Fabregas slotted perfectly into Arsenal’s first team.
Fabregas gained much influence at the Emirates, as he was eventually handed the captains armband. He was regarded as one of Arsenal’s best in the Premier League era.
He made about 212 appearances and scored some significant goals for the Gunners between 2003 and 2011.
Having departed, he signed for boyhood club, Barcelona in 2011.
Cesc Fabregas on why he left Arsenal in 2011
“I was the captain, I always felt so much pressure on myself,’ he [Cesc Fabregas] told Arseblog.
“Had to lead this team to win something. I gave everything. Sometimes, I used to go home after we lost and I used to cry.
“I used to suffer, I used to spend sleepless nights suffering. And then you lose a game, you’re in the bus like this, destroyed, and then you hear some players laughing, thinking about where they will be going out later.’ Fabregas added.
How many trophies has Cesc Fabregas won
Fabregas can boost of a number of trophies across his playing career at both club and international level.
Among some of the titles he won are as follows;
English FA Cup – 2
English Premier League – 2
Uefa Europa League – 1
Football League Cup – 1
Uefa Super Cup – 1
Spanish La Liga – 1
Supercopa de Espana – 1
Copa del Rey – 1
FIFA Club World Cup – 1
Uefa European Championship – 2
FIFA World Cup – 1
Has Fabregas won the Champions League title before
Cesc Fabregas is one of the numerous finest footballer’s who never won the Uefa Champions League. His quest for this the UCL is probably why he (Cesc Fabregas) left Arsenal to Barcelona in 2011 according to some expert.