Cesc Fabregas has played down speculation surrounding a possible move to Barcelona and insisted he is happy to stay at Arsenal.
Fabregas has long been linked with a return to the club where he started his career and the European champions are widely reported to have made the 24-year-old one of their top summer transfer targets.
However, the attacking midfielder claims that only Arsenal have the power to make the move happen, adding that he will be happy to continue his career with the Gunners should he find himself at the Emirates next season.
“I am an Arsenal player. I have been very happy for eight years and I am very happy,” he commented.
“There have been no decisions. It doesn’t always depend on the player and at the moment I don’t know anything.”
Nevertheless, Fabregas did express frustration about one aspect of life at the Emirates – the club’s long wait for a trophy.
It is now six years since the Gunners last secured silverware, although with Fabregas in their ranks and signings in key areas they could yet challenge for next season’s Premier League title.
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“A player who is not frustrated at not winning titles is either lying to himself or lacks ambition,” he explained.
“But there is a good team and a good manager and one of the most faithful fanbases in Europe. With those I believe we can make progress and one day win an important trophy.”
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