13 Aug '11, 10am

Barca, Arsenal agree over Fabregas move

Barca, Arsenal agree over Fabregas move

Barcelona and Arsenal have reached an agreement for Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas to join the European champions and were putting the finishing touches to the deal, Spanish media reported on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona and Arsenal have reached an agreement for Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas to join the European champions and were putting the finishing touches to the deal, Spanish media reported on Friday. The 24-year-old, who moved to London from the Barcelona youth academy in 2003 and became Arsenal's captain, has been a long-standing target for the Catalan club. Local media said the transfer would cost Barca around 40 million euros (S$69 million euros), of which six would be based on variables. While the deal is still not finalised, Barca's players appear convinced Fabregas is heading back to the Nou Camp.

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