Arsene Wenger will use the two-match tour, completed against Salzburg next Wednesday, to focus the squad for the challenges which await, when they must seek to force their way back into contention for the Barclays Premier League title.
And Fabregas knows Arsenal must deliver consistent results in front of their own supporters, saying: "Yes, it was a difficult season last time. It is a bit different to play at Highbury against playing at Emirates. We are playing the same football we have for the four years I have been here, so we have no excuses."
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