Former Gunners teammate believes midfielder will stay.
Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has said that he thinks Cesc Fabregas will start the season as a Barcelona player, Sky Sports reports.
Another former Arsenal man, Song joined the Catalan club last summer after six years with Arsene Wenger’s men in north London and he believes that his friend and now current teammate Fabregas will not be leaving this summer.
The Spanish international has been the subject of two separate bids from Manchester United who look to take advantage of his lack of involvement around the first team with the Spanish champions.
United boss David Moyes still holds a hope that a deal can be struck between the two clubs and he can convince the 27-year-old to make the move to Old Trafford, by saying.
However, Song sees things slightly differently and has echoed Gerard Pique’s thoughts that the English side are wasting their time in their pursuit of the player.
“I did not speak with him but I know Cesc is 100 per cent here,” he said.
“He loves Barcelona, he loves the club. He will stay here next season and give 100 per cent because I know him very well and he’ll want to fight. He’s focused on the club.
“He wants just to give his best for Barcelona. He’s from Barcelona, he loves Barcelona and he’ll want to start the season to show what he can do.
“People are talking and talking, but we know he is focused here and ready to start the season.
“He’s enjoying a holiday with his family and I’m sure he wants just to come back here.
“It’s my own opinion but I know he will stay here, 100 per cent.”