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BREAKING: Reports have emerged that Chelsea and Spain playmaker Cesc Fabregas may be seeking a way out of Antonio Conte’s side.
Rumours have been circling around the football world for only a short period of time, however according to Express Sport, the Spanish international is already essentially a Milan player?
There is said to be a verbal agreement between the two clubs over a deal for the veteran midfielder, who has fallen down the pecking order at his current club.
Although no details or confirmation has been released to the public, rumour has it that the move will be a season long loan with an obligation to buy at the end of the campaign.
The loan will reportedly cost €2.5 million.
Cesc Fabregas is a somewhat versatile midfielder to a certain extent.
He can play anywhere within the center of the pitch, whether it be sitting in front of the defence as a regista, or playing further forward in a more attacking role as a CAM.
Essentially, his strengths are dribbling and passing, and he tends to come up with a decent strike of the ball here and there.
This is exactly what AC Milan are looking for, as they seem to be having a few issues this season with their midfield.
With the Spaniard coming in, surely Vincenzo Montella’s side would benefit from his more creative style of play, and perhaps help them be more of an attacking threat.
It was no secret that after the Chinese takeover, there would be some investments, and Cesc would be the best first investment, as he not only is a very popular, decorated player, but he also fits Milan’s needs very nicely.
Change of scenery could be beneficial
Fabregas himself could benefit from a change of scenery as Antonio Conte seems to be making it very clear that he is not a part of the current Chelsea team’s plans, and won’t get much playing time if he does not leave.
Moving to the Red and Black part of Milan would certainly give him first team football and a new, exciting experience with new challenges.
Nothing official yet
As said earlier, there is no official statement from either club, nor were any details released, and we are not sure if the move is actually going to happen, but there is an apparent verbal agreement and this seems like reasonable business for both clubs in their current respective situations.
Fabregas had been a part of the league-winning Chelsea side of the 2014-15 season, and also won EURO 2008, the 2010 FIFA World Cup and EURO 2012 with the Spanish national team.
Written by JP Iannuzzi
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