Barca confirm Fabregas fancy

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Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed the club want to sign Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas.

Laporta reveals interest in midfielder

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed the club want to sign Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas. Arsenal lured Fabregas away from Barcelona as a teenager after he came through the club's youth ranks. The 21-year-old has gone on to establish himself as one of the best young midfielders in Europe and a host of clubs have been credited with an interest in his services. Fabregas has been continually linked with a return to his native Spain with both Barcelona and Real Madrid keen on signing him. Laporta is a big admirer of the schemer and believes the player would fit perfectly into their style of play. "I would like very much to see Cesc wearing the shirt of Barcelona," Laporta told Marca. "He was formed in our academy and it's certain he would adapt to our system of play "We already have the best midfield in the world but you can always get better." Arsenal, who are set to welcome Fabregas back from injury for this weekend's clash with Manchester City, would be loath to sell the Spaniard as he remains a key part of Arsene Wenger's plans.

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