Cesc Fabregas bids emotional farewell to Chelsea team-mates after Forest win

Elena Summers
January 8, 2019

Without Cesc we have only five [midfielders] so we are in trouble.

After over 500 appearances in English football, Cesc Fàbregas bids an emotional goodbye to chelsea and premier league fans at Stamford bridge.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has admitted that he was caught unaware by the Blues' signing of Christian Pulisic.

It has been claimed that Sarri himself was not particularly pleased to be losing the ex-Barcelona midfielder, so has demanded an immediate replacement to avoid being left short in the middle of the park. [And] in my opinion he needs to go.

The highly-rated 18-year-old midfielder appears determined to join European heavyweights Bayern Munich in this transfer window despite the fact Chelsea want to keep him. The manager's said that he wants him to stay, and there's a position there.

"He is very young but he is improving, especially in the defensive phase".

The 18-year-old Wales global played his tenth game for the Blues in their comfortable 2-0 FA Cup third round victory over Nottingham Forest on Saturday, something that earned the Grecians £250,000 as part of Ampadu's move to Stamford Bridge.

Speaking ahead of Tuesday's EFL Cup semi-final against Tottenham, Sarri said: "I can say only my opinion, I don't know the decision of the club. As I said in my social media statement, I'm 100 per cent for the rest of the season and would like to have a happy ending with Dortmund".

Another player who has been linked with a move away is Callum Hudson-Odoi, who set up both goals for Alvaro Morata against Forest.

"I've seen how quick he thinks on the spot".

"I think they like to play out of the back, they're not afraid to play anywhere on the field and they're also very free once they get up the field".

He explained why he believes his style and Sarri's are such a good fit. "And I think he has a very great future here, in England, with the national team and with Chelsea".

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