It was back in September when Cesc Fabregas went public with his dissatisfaction over a bit-part role he was assuming under Tito Vilanova.
It was five games into the season and the midfielder had completed none, he was given just seven minutes against Real Madrid over the two legs of the Spanish Super Cup and Fabregas, having played 41 times for Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona the season before, was wondering if there was a spot for him in the plans of the new manager.
Five months later and Fabregas is once again happy in his Catalan surroundings. With Barcelona sitting twelve points clear at the summit of La Liga and still chasing both the Copa Del Rey and Champions League titles, Fabregas has this week expressed his desire to remain at the Nou Camp until his career ends, “I want to stay, if I can, and if I deserve to, forever”.
Vilanova is now using the ex-Arsenal midfielder more regularly and has handed him 18 starts out of the 23 Barcelona have played in the league. He is being used s...