Barcelona Midfielder Cesc Fabregas Joins Chelsea in 30-Million-Pound Deal

With Barcelona having failed to win any silverware last season and the appointment of Luis Enrique as the new head coach, Cesc Fabregas was allowed to leave Spain and he said Chelsea was his preferred option.

updated: June 13, 2014 02:10 IST
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London: Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas said Thursday he has signed for English Premier League club Chelsea from Barcelona.

"I considered all the other offers very carefully and I firmly believe that Chelsea is the best choice," the 27-year-old former Arsenal player said in a statement.

Fabregas is believed to have signed a five-year contract for a fee in the region of £30 million ($50.5 million).

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