Date: 19th May 2010 at 12:29pm
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As the media circus goes mental amidst rumours that Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has told Arsene Wenger that he wants to leave The Gunners, we are once again treated to a few moral pontificating sound-bytes from the Barcelona’s Txiki Begiristian.

‘It’s great news that he wants to come here and I think that one day Cesc will have to come to Barca,’ he told the club’s official website.

‘But what matters is Arsenal and what their decision is. They think he is a very important player for them. We have to respect that. At times the wishes of players do not come true because they are under contract.’

‘That he says that he wants to come to Barca is a synonym that things are being done well here.

I don’t know when but I have the impression that he is a Barca player and that he will enjoy it very much.’

‘I wish it was as soon as possible. But we have to respect Arsenal’s wishes and the contract he has.’

Considering that Cesc, Wenger and members of our board have consistently stated that we want him at the club for the foreseeable future, ‘respecting our wishes’ would constitute as pissing off once and for all and leaving us alone.

Stop hiding behind mock-ethics, pretending and appearing to be doing the right thing whilst all the time blatantly and publicly tapping up our finest asset.