Speculation: Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas
Cesc Fabregas' father has pleaded with Arsenal to let his son return to Barcelona after the Catalan giants warned they ready to keep on pursuing their transfer target until the last day of the transfer window if necessary.
'Arsenal have to respect the decision and the will of the player,' said Francesc Fabregas.
'Negotiations between Arsenal and Barcelona will be very long. I get the feeling that the English club do not want to sell but in the end will finally give in and let Cesc go.'
Barcelona will not be matching Arsenal's £80million asking price for Fabregas although they are prepared to go beyond their initial £30m valuation by a further £8m.
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