Manchester United favourites to sign Cesc Fabregas

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Manchester United have been installed as the favourites with bookmakers to claim the signature of Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas during the imminent summer transfer window.

Fabregas' future at the Camp Nou would appear to be in doubt, and the Spain international has been linked with a move to Old Trafford and also a possible return to former club Arsenal.

Manchester United have already been credited with an approach for Fabregas as David Moyes looks to mark his appointment as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor with a signing of significance.

Fabregas is reported to have been identified as an ideal replacement for Paul Scholes following the retirement of the veteran midfielder, and the Premier League champions have been placed at 4/1 to capture the 26-year-old.

Arsenal are just behind Manchester United in the reckoning, according to Sky Bet, with Fabregas 5/1 to rejoin the Gunners this summer just two years after leaving the Emirates Stadium to join Barcelona.

Fabregas signed for Barcelona after a drawn out transfer process for a fee of €40 million, but has been unable to establish himself as a regular starter under both Pep Guardiola and Tito Vilanova.

The former Arsenal captain is, however, the third highest goalscorer for Barcelona this season having found the net on 13 occasions to add to the 15 goals he scored during his maiden campaign in Catalonia.

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