Trained at FC Barcelona, the native of Arenys de Mar, he joined Arsenal at 16. In spent eight seasons with the Gunners (2003-2011), and will join Thierry Henry before succeeding him as captain.
Back at FC Barcelona between 2011 and 2014, the midfielder was recognized for his quick decision-making and pass quality, which helped win four domestic titles: La Liga (2013), two Spanish Super Cups (2011, 2013), in Copa del Rey (2012) 2011 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 European Super Cup.
Back in England at Chelsea, Cesc Fabregas played four seasons and reached the 500-game mark in England, adding two Premier League titles (2015, 2018), one League Cup (2015) to two FA Cups (2005, 2008) and a Community Shield (2004) won with Arsenal.
Called 111 times in the national team and member of the golden generation of La Roja, he contributed to the Euro 2008 victory, the win at the World Cup 2010 and the European Championship 2012 with the national team of Spain.
This is obviously a very good technical reinforcement for the team but we are convinced that his experience at the highest level will bring a lot to our players on and off the field.