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Premier League Insider: Views On Opening Weekend For Chelsea, Spurs, City, Villa, WBA, Stoke & QPR

Cesc Fabregas has taken the Premier League by storm once again with a stunning first half performance in his official Chelsea debut on Monday night. The case of Fabregas is curious, as many had written him off as someone who peaked early in his career and had lost his way. But perhaps the reason Fabregas tailed off in his final Arsenal season and in his three years at Barcelona was...
Via World Soccer Talk
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scholes baffled Manchester United ignored his transfer advice on Cesc Fabregas and Toni Kroos

Paul Scholes is baffled that Manchester United ignored his advice to sign Cesc Fabregas and Toni Kroos. Fabregas snubbed a move to Old Trafford for a second consecutive summer in favour of a move to Premier League rivals Chelsea in a deal worth £30million, while Kroos joined Real Madrid for £24m. Scholes was a member of the Red Devils’ coaching staff when Ryan Giggs took temporary...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former defender says why Manchester United failed to sign Chelsea star

Former defender says why Manchester United failed to sign Chelsea star - originally posted on Former Manchester United defender Paul McGrath believes Cesc Fabregas would have been a player at old Trafford if not for the “lack of the leadership.” The Spain international was made clear by Barcelona that his services are no longer required at Camp Nou. He was reportedly...
Via Soccerlens
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vote: Did Cesc Fabregas Or Jordan Henderson Make More Perfect Pass? (GIFs)

The 2014-15 Premier League season is underway, and so is one of its first great debates. Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson and Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas, made sensational passes, which created goals for their respective teams in the the Premier League’s opening round of games. The assists turned heads around the soccer world for the flawless technique and accuracy with which both...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea FC: Costa, Fabregas lead Blues to win

Chelsea FC came from behind to win their first match of the Premier League season.  Newcomers Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas were two bright spots as the Blues went top of the league after opening weekend.  Costa, Andre Schürrle and Branislav Ivanovic were the goalscorers in the 3-1 win over newly promoted Burnley. Chelsea, starting the season on the road, fell behind after 14...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea beats Burnley 3-1 in Premier League

BURNLEY, England (AP) Diego Costa scored just 17 minutes into his debut and Cesc Fabregas had two assists as Chelsea opened its Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win Monday at newcomer Burnley. The hosts were given hope of a huge upset when Scott Arfield put Burnley in front in the 14th minute, but it was all Chelsea after that. Costa showed why Chelsea spent $53 million to bring...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa shine in Chelsea's win against Burnley

Chelsea proved the pundits right tonight, sweeping aside new boys Burnley 3-1 at Turf Moor and cementing their status as the Premier League title favorites in the process. Chelsea scored three times in 17 minutes as Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic staged a Cesc Fabregas led clinic at Turf Moor. Chelsea’s win rounded out a weekend in which all the favorites did...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea’s Twitter Account Got All Kinds Of Weird After Cesc Fabregas’ Amazing Assist

Chelsea’s Cesc Febregas delivered an amazing assist to Andre Schürrle during the first half of Monday’s EPL match against Burnley, setting up a beautiful goal for the German with an absolutely perfect one-touch pass that found a hole in Burnley’s defense. It was gorgeous, but the team’s official Twitter account might have enjoyed it a little too much. It's been pretty...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Community Shield: Arsenal win shows EPL’s unpredicability

Last season Manchester City beat Arsenal 6-3. Arsenal have beaten Manchester City 3-0 in order to win the Community Shield.  Although the fixture is pretty meaningless, it shows that the upcoming EPL season will be more unpredictable than the last few seasons.  Before a ball was kicked Manchester City were seen as the favorites to win the game, but they played poorly and were beaten...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal and Man United target Cesc Fabregas passes medical at Chelsea

Starsport reported yesterday how the Barcelona star had agreed personal terms ahead of a possible switch. The two clubs are yet to agree a fee for the midfielder but Spanish newspaper Marca claim Fabregas has already had a medical at Stamford Bridge. He is said to have passed the tests and everything is now in place for the ex-Arsenal ace to replace Frank Lampard. Fabregas was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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