Premier League: Cesc Fabregas has no problems with reception from Arsenal fans

Cesc Fabregas was in action against his former club
Image: Cesc Fabregas was in action against his former club

Cesc Fabregas played down the fact he got a hostile reception from some Arsenal fans during Chelsea's win over his old club.

Fabregas put in a fine performance against his old club creating the second goal for Chelsea with a wonderful pass to enable Diego Costa to score.

Asked afterwards if the victory had been sweeter given the negativity aimed towards him by some Arsenal supporters, the Spain international told Sky Sports 1: "Not at all.

"I have huge respect for Arsenal - they gave me everything when I was little. Without them I wouldn't be here and I wouldn't have won what I have won.

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Cesc Fabregas says Arsenal will always be in his heart but he is relishing playing with such great players at Chelsea after their 2-0 win against his forme

"I have huge respect and I take it in a positive way. I know they love me and it is all because we were together once.

"Sometimes, circumstances mean these things can happen. But I have always said it - I am not scared. They will always be in my heart forever.

"But this is football, I am in this fantastic football club now playing with great players, a great coach and great fans and I want to win everything.

"I am hungry and really want to do well for this club. I hope I can make it in the future."

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