Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea

Barcelona skipper Xavi Hernandez said Cesc Fabregas seems upbeat in the wake of securing an exchange to Chelsea, including: "It is extraordinary news for him."

Fabregas finished a move worth a reported 33 million euros on Thursday and subsequently said he had appreciated his most recent three years with Barca however now had "unfinished business" in the Premier League.

While the exchange was invited by numerous intellectuals near the Catalan club in the Spanish press, it has likewise left an inclination of disappointment among a few fans as Fabregas was never fully ready to completely settle in again at the Camp Nou after he came back to the place where he grew up club from Arsenal in summer 2011.

Xavi, his long-term associate for club and nation, told a news gathering in front of Spain's World Cup opener against Netherlands that he was upbeat his companion had got the move he needed and longed him fortunes later on.

"He looks upbeat to me," Xavi said. "It is an open door for him to wind up at an enormous group. That was his thought, and now he can unwind now knowing his future for the nearing years. It is a paramount misfortune for Barca, beyond any doubt, however it is his future and he has settled on his choice. As his enormous companion I wish him the best and all the fortunes on the planet."

Barca look set to fill the midfield opening left by Fabregas' flight by marking Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic from Sevilla for around 20 million euros, with guaranteeing youth Denis Suarez liable to move to the Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan furnish on a season-long advance as a major aspect of the arrangement.

There has additionally been across the board hypothesis over the eventual fate of Xavi himself, with the 34-year-old appeared for be considering a lucrative offer to play in Qatar, and new Barca mentor Luis Enrique yet to freely affirm whether the veteran playmaker is a piece of his arrangements.

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