Cesc Fabregas was once a hero to all Arsenal fans.
It wasn’t too long ago that Arsenal fans watched in horror as Cesc Fabregas decided to return to the Premier League with Chelsea.
Although the Spanish midfielder proved to be a success during his early months with the Pensioners, he has since been unable to rekindle the form that saw touted him as Xavi’s successor at Barcelona.
Indeed, in recent months, there has have been much talk of Chelsea attempting to offload Fabregas as Antonio Conte attempts to rebuild his side.
Despite this, Fabregas started against Arsenal today. However he proved ineffectual in the face of a more mobile and pacy midfield that made better use of possession.
As a result, Conte replaced Fabregas in the 55th minute with Marcos Alonso. While some Arsenal fans maintain a certain degree of sympathy for the out of sorts player, most took great pleasure watching him being replaced.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 24, 2016
But Chelsea fans swore Fabregas would change everything
— The Kaiser (@_styno) September 24, 2016
The last time Arsenal defeated Chelsea at home, Cesc Fabregas was still an Arsenal player and he scored the 2nd goal in a 3-1 win.”
— Julius Jolayemi (@Yem4life2) September 24, 2016
Cesc Fabregas has played like a real gooner today.
— Danny Welbeck (@WelBeast) September 24, 2016
— Standard Sport (@standardsport) September 24, 2016