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Arsenal & United to go head to head for Fabregas?

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Spanish international, Cesc Fabregas may be Premier League bound this summer as La Liga giants FC Barcelona are ready to listen to offers for the midfielder, according to the Metro.

The news has given Manchester United a welcome boost on the backdrop of a lacklustre season. Fabregas was one of their top priority targets of last summer but they were rejected thrice by the Catalans who were then reluctant to sell the midfielder.

However, United has to compete with the likes of Arsenal - who has an upper hand in the race - as Fabregas himself would prefer a move to Emirates Stadium. He has admitted in the past that he sees himself only as an Arsenal player in the future if he decides to return to Premier League and manager Arsene Wenger would no doubt grasp the first opportunity that comes his way in order to bring him back to the club.

Thought to be a natural heir to club legend Xavi, Fabregas has somewhat failed to make any impact in Barcelona colours, where he has seen himself playing out of position on many occasions throughout his La Liga career. Reports in Spain indicate the 26-year-old would head the squad clear-out in the summer and was also informed by the club about their decision recently.

Barcelona value Fabregas around £40million according to sources, but Manchester United are only willing to offer £25million for his services. The Spanish international has featured in 32 matches in 2013-14 season, scoring eight goals and providing 12 assists in La Liga.

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