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PSG: "A week before, he told me that he was very close to extending to Barcelona", the confidences of Fabregas on the signing of Messi in Paris

2021-10-16T11:09:49.493Z

Friend and former partner of Lionel Messi, Cesc Fabregas lived very closely the episode of the departure of the Argentine star from Barcelona to Paris



The two friends will probably meet on the lawn of the Parc des Princes, on December 12, for PSG-Monaco.

While waiting for this match of the 18th day of Ligue 1, Cesc Fabregas was poured out in an interview, which will be broadcast on Sunday at 7 p.m. on the

Sunday Evening Football program

on Prime Video, behind the scenes of the arrival of his " friend »Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain.

"Glad to be able to play against him this season"

Trained at the Masia in Barcelona as the “Pulga”, the Spanish ASM midfielder was alongside the six-fold Golden Ball a few days before everything accelerated.

On August 5, the Catalan club communicated on the impossibility of keeping his genius, who arrived at 13 years at Barça.

Five days later, Messi signed his two-year contract, plus an optional one with the capital club.

"If he's happy today?"

Yes Yes !

"

“I was on vacation with him a week before, he told me that he was very close to signing (extending) in Barcelona, ​​that he would start training the following week, remembers Cesc Fabregas facing the camera.

Five days later he told me it was not possible, the club told him he had to leave.

I was very sad because I am his friend and I am a Barcelona supporter.

But now I'm happy to be able to play against him this season.

"

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Absent from the Parisian group which won in the snatch Friday against Angers (2-1), the 34-year-old Argentinian international (155 caps, 80 goals) seems to acclimatize better and better to his new Parisian life, to believe the 2010 world champion with La Roja.

"If he's happy today?"

Yes Yes !

He is very happy, there are a lot of players he already knows, who speak Spanish, Argentinian, Spanish… He is very happy, of course, ”concludes Fabregas, Messi's partner between 2011 and 2014.

Source: leparis

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