Cesc Fabregas 'to be unveiled as Barcelona player' after Arsenal 'agree' £31m sale of captain

12 August 2011 01:30
2:30PM BST 12 Aug 2011[LNB]Comments[LNB] Barcelona have confirmed this lunchtime that "an announcement will be made in the next few hours" but Arsenal have denied that a sale has been agreed. [LNB]It has, however, been reported in Spain that the north Londoners have finally granted the midfielder his wish to return to his boyhood club and have accepted a bid thought to be in the region of £31 million. [LNB]Fabregas is expected to sign a five-year deal and will be unveiled by the Champions League holders and will attend the Spanish Super match with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Sunday. [LNB]Barcelona players have been quick to make the news public by tweeting their delight at the Spanish international's impending arrival. [LNB]Defender Gerard Pique said on his Twitter account: "He's finally here!", while captain Carles Puyol wrote: "Welcome home! Happy to have you here."[LNB]Related Articles

Source: Telegraph