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Cesc Fabregas Biography

Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas Soler is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team. Fàbregas plays mainly as a central midfielder but has also played as a winger or a second striker on some occasions. Fàbregas started his career as a trainee with Barcelona but was signed by Premier League side Arsenal in September 2003 at the age of 16. He made his debut for Arsenal on 23 October 2003, in a League Cup tie at home to Rotherham United. In the 2004–05 UEFA Champions League, he became the second-youngest goalscorer in the competition's history after scoring the third goal against Rosenborg in a 5–1 win. He kickstarted Arsenal's 2006–07 UEFA Champions League campaign when he scored a brace in a 3–0 win overDinamo Zagreb in a qualifier match. He ended the season with several individual honours, including the Golden Boy award, based on a poll of leading writers across Europe. He was also named in the 2006 UEFA Team of the Year and named FA Premier League Player of the Month for January 2007. In June 2007, he was named Arsenal's Player of the Season, taking in 60% of the votes. The following season, his impressive statistics earned him the O2 Player of the Month award from Arsenal fans for August, September and October, as well as the Premier League Player of the Month for September. He also won the PFA Young Player of the Year award. He went on to establish his profile as Arsenal's starting central midfielder, playmaker and captain.   On 15 August 2011, Barcelona signed Fàbregas for an initial fee of €29 million with a further €5 million. Fàbregas ended his first season at Barcelona by winning the 2011–12 Copa del Rey, 2011 Supercopa de España, 2011 UEFA Super Cup and the 2011 FIFA Club World Cup, notching 15 goals and 20 assists in 48 appearances in all competitions.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Francesc Fàbregas i Soler
Nationality Spain
Position Midfielder
Last Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 4
Career
Clubs
Arsenal Aug 2003 - Aug 2011
Chelsea Jul 2014 - Present
FC Barcelona Jul 2002 - Jul 2002
FC Barcelona Aug 2011 - Jul 2014
FC Barcelona Atlètic Jul 2002 - Jun 2003
Chelsea Under 23 Nov 2016 - Jun 2017
National
Spain Jan 2006 - Jun 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2010/2011 Premier League 25 3 14 5 0 1887
UEFA Champions League 5 3 2 0 0 390
FA Cup 3 2 0 1 0 71
League Cup 3 1 0 0 0 200
2009/2010 Premier League 27 15 15 5 0 2193
UEFA Champions League 8 4 2 3 0 697
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2008/2009 Premier League 22 3 10 7 0 1902
UEFA Champions League 10 0 6 1 0 878
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2007/2008 Premier League 32 7 0 9 0 2859
UEFA Champions League 10 6 0 1 0 799
2006/2007 Premier League 38 2 0 7 0 3184
UEFA Champions League 10 2 0 1 0 899
2005/2006 Premier League 35 3 0 5 1 2657
UEFA Champions League 13 1 0 1 0 944
2004/2005 Premier League 33 2 0 4 0 2131
Total 276 54 49 50 1 21871
Chelsea
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FC Barcelona
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Chelsea Under 23
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National
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Spain
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016 France EC Qualification 6 0 2 1 0 476
European Championship 4 0 1 0 0 315
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 7 0 3 1 0 435
World Cup 2 0 1 0 0 34
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 3 0 1 0 0 140
2012 Poland/Ukraine European Championship 6 2 1 0 0 315
EC Qualification 2 0 0 0 0 88
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 7 2 0 1 0 375
World Cup 4 0 1 0 0 126
2009 South Africa Confederations Cup 3 1 0 0 0 248
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 8 0 0 2 0 473
European Championship 6 1 0 0 0 337
2006 Germany World Cup 4 0 1 1 0 213
Total 62 6 11 6 0 3575

Cesc Fabregas Latest News & Articles

Frank Lampard explains how Fabregas' arrival ended his Chelsea career
Frank Lampard explains how Fabregas' arrival ended his Chelsea career
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Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City: Player Ratings
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Understanding Antonio Conte's 3-5-2 at Chelsea
Understanding Antonio Conte's 3-5-2 at Chelsea
With Chelsea competing on all four fronts this season, Antonio Conte has tweaked his previously used 3-4-3 into a new 3-5-2 formation
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West Bromwich Albion 0-4 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points
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5 unique Premier League records in the last decade
5 unique Premier League records in the last decade
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Manchester United transfer news: Mourinho offered PSG project, Fabregas talks held and more
Manchester United transfer news: Mourinho offered PSG project, Fabregas talks held and more
All the latest news and rumours surrounding the Old Trafford outfit.
Reports: Manchester United look to steal another Chelsea superstar in January
Reports: Manchester United look to steal another Chelsea superstar in January
Can Manchester United lure a Chelsea superstar to help them dethrone the Premier League champions?
FC Barcelona and Manchester City at loggerheads over Bayern Munich superstar and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 31st October, 2017
FC Barcelona and Manchester City at loggerheads over Bayern Munich superstar and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 31st October, 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer stories of the day
Reports: Manchester United plot shock move for Chelsea superstar
Reports: Manchester United plot shock move for Chelsea superstar
Jose Mourinho wants to steal another player from Chelsea!
Top 5 players who played for Chelsea and Barcelona
Top 5 players who played for Chelsea and Barcelona
Players who played both at the Nou Camp and Stamford Bridge.
Keen to see Spain lift U17 WC - Pune City's Tebar opens up on Spain's 2003 U17 side, Real Madrid & more
Keen to see Spain lift U17 WC - Pune City's Tebar opens up on Spain's 2003 U17 side, Real Madrid & more
The former Real Madrid midfielder talks about his experience in the U-17 World Cup and on the current team.
5 players who need to leave Chelsea to progress in their careers 
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Chelsea are one of the biggest clubs in the world, but here are 5 players that should leave the Blues to progress.
5 assistant managers who went on to become successful managers 
5 assistant managers who went on to become successful managers 
Good managers who worked under other managers and honed their skills, before excelling in their own careers
Antonio! The Chelsea Boss definitely knows how to get the best out of his players
Antonio! The Chelsea Boss definitely knows how to get the best out of his players
How Antonio Conte is building a team that has the potential to rule Europe
Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points
Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points
Chelsea make it 3 wins in a row with a 2-1 win at King Power Stadium!
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