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Arsenal Legend Blasts Cesc Fabregas For Money-Motivated Chelsea Move

Ex-Gunners skipper slams disloyal Fabregas.

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Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams admits he is saddened to see Cesc Fabregas make the move to rivals Chelsea just three years after leaving the Gunners, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Spaniard was unveiled as a new signing for the Blues on Thursday after enduring a difficult three-year spell at Barcelona, the club where he started his development as a youth team player before making the move to Arsenal as a 15-year-old.

Fabregas had been keen to return to his boyhood club after establishing himself as a top performer during his time at the Emirates Stadium, but has now returned to England to play for their London neighbours Chelsea in a controversial transfer move.

Adams, who captained Arsenal from 1988 to 2002, feels the 27-year-old should have shown more loyalty to his old club by not moving to another London side, and also suggested that his move was motivated by the money on offer at Stamford Bridge.

“It saddens me a little bit, I have to say,” said Adams. “He’s an Arsenal captain of the past, so when you see these people go from club to club, it’s just sad.

“It’s like Ashley Cole, I could never have done what Ashley did.

“I understand why he questioned Arsenal, regarding their ambition, but I couldn’t have gone from one side of London to the other.

“It just seems these players go where the money is. Not a lot of them do it for love any more, so that’s the bit which saddens me.”

Fabregas had also been linked with a return to north London, though the player himself claimed Arsene Wenger turned down the chance to re-sign him this summer. Manchester United had also been among his potential suitors.

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