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Norwich 16:15 Arsenal

Barca step up Fab chase

Catalan club up previous offer with Arsenal ready to sell

Last Updated: 10/08/11 4:27pm

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Fabregas: Has been tracked by hometown club Barcelona since leaving in 2003

Fabregas: Has been tracked by hometown club Barcelona since leaving in 2003

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Sky Sports sources understand Barcelona have on Wednesday made a renewed bid for Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas.

The Catalan club are believed to be confident a deal can be wrapped up before the weekend, having upped their previous package offer of €35million (£30.7million).

Arsenal dismissed that offer and are believed to be standing firm over their £40million valuation, but are reportedly resigned to losing the 24-year-old Spaniard.

And the Gunners are thought to want an agreement to be reached soon to provide them time to find a replacement before the summer transfer window closes on August 31st.

Fabregas, who has been included in boss Arsene Wenger's UEFA Champions League squad to face Udinese, joined Arsenal as a teenager from Barcelona in 2003 and has made over 300 appearances for the Gunners.

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