Fabregas thankful for time at Arsenal

Former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has hailed the footballing education he learned whilst he was with the Gunners, Sky Sports reports.

The Barcelona midfielder makes his return to London with Spain to take on England in a friendly at Wembley on Saturday. The 24 year old made the move back to Barcelona this summer after an eight-year spell and has looked sensational so far for the Catalan side.

Fabregas was quick to hail the importance of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in his maturation as a footballer and believes that the education he received with the Gunners will help him with the European Champions.

‘I learned so much at Arsenal and it is good to be able to use that experience in Spain. Matches like Sunday’s 2-2 draw in Bilbao, where the surface was very wet, need the sort of strengths of the English game. I learned so much at Arsenal, grew up there and have so much respect for them. They have got great players, a great manager and I still enjoy English football’, Fabregas said.

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