Date: 12th October 2007 at 2:01pm
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‘Neither the player nor I have considered the news, really, and all we’re thinking about is the match against Denmark. What will be, will be.’

‘But if we do hear of an offer from Barcelona, the club that taught him so much, then that would be a real compliment to Cesc.’


Those were the words of Cesc Fabregas’ agent to Marca when he was asked about any potential interest in his client from Barca.

So, why is it that today, I sit at my computer and read headlines that claim Diaz is touting for a move to Barca? Or that Barca have made an offer for the player?

The answer is simple – sensationalism over journalism.

Rather than the media just report a story as it is, they twist and turn it to suit them so they may grab headlines, get more hits and cause a stir.

Don’t buy into it Gooners, don’t buy into it.

Diaz is far from coy in his comments, he is clear that Cesc hasn’t even considered the possibility of moving back to Barca.

He confirmed that any interest from Barca would be a compliment to Cesc. So? That doesn’t mean a thing.

I’m Arsenal through and through, but if I played for Arsenal and heard Barca were interested in me, I’d take it as a compliment. But I’d never leave Arsenal.

I’m sure you’d all feel the same.