Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas had a stunning first-half to his return to the Premier League – with his partnership with striker Diego Costa appearing certain to fire the Blues to the Premier League title.
The Spaniard, however, has noticeably fallen off the boil in the second-half of the campaign – and this astonishing graphic shows that the playmaker has a worrying history of faltering at the business end of the season.
The former Arsenal captain remains an integral part of the Jose Mourinho’s side, with his distribution and vision amongst the best in the world, yet following the festive period, Fabregas has just two assists – a staggering contrast to the 15 recorded before January.
Not to mention that the stats show the 27-year-old has a history of dipping in form throughout his professional career.
Perhaps the Premier League title leaders should have waited until January to make the star signing…