Saturday, 8th September, 2012

Cesc Fabregas has rubbished speculation that he could look to leave Barcelona.

The midfielder only returned to his boyhood club last summer, joining after a long spell at Arsenal, and initially made an instant impact.

However, Barcelona were toppled by Real Madrid in La Liga, failed to defend their Champions League crown and then lost coach Josep Guardiola at the end of the season.

Now Fabregas is not guaranteed a starting spot under new boss Tito Vilanova and there has been recent talk that the 25-year-old could consider making an exit from the Camp Nou.

However, these thoughts are very wide of the mark, Fabregas has explained.

"Everything the media has said has been exaggerated. They just invent things", the Spaniard told AS.

"I have a positive attitude and I do not want to waste energy responding to these kinds of stories", he added.

"I have always kept faith with the club and that I would recover [a starting spot].

"The best players in the world play at Barcelona and I would like to compete with them. I would like to finish my career here."


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