Cesc Fabregas says he will be forever grateful to Arsene Wenger and Arsenal for their role in his development.
He said: “Yes, forever. There’s something that will never change.
“There’s many things said about me, about Arsenal.
“I don’t really care what people think about me any more. It’s just about what I feel towards them.
David Luiz's outrageous celebration after cheeky free-kick against Liverpool
Wed, February 1, 2017
David Luiz let it all out after scoring a belting free-kick for Chelsea in their 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Anfield
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David Luiz sparked wild celebrations with his goal against Liverpool last night
“Arsenal will always be the team that believed in me the most. I was a young kid, 16 years old, playing for Barcelona.
“Arsene Wenger, especially, and Arsenal Football Club, gave me everything.
“Without them I would not be a World Cup winner, a European Championship winner. And I would not have experienced all of this that I’m doing in my life.
“I will always forever be grateful.”
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Cesc Fabregas with Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
Eden Hazard and David Luiz are reportedly injury doubts for Chelsea ahead of their clash with Arsenal.
The London Evening Standard say Hazard has been nursing a knock since last month's clash with Leicester and his displays have been hampered.
While Luiz has been struggling with discomfort in his knee since Sergio Aguero's poor tackle on him in December.
John Terry with Frank Lampard
John Terry has paid a special tribute to former team-mate Frank Lampard, who announced his retirement from football earlier today.
"The GREATEST player in the history of our great football club," Terry wrote on Instagram.
"All the great memories together winning trophy after trophy year after year I will never forget. You have won everything and should be extremely proud.
"It's been my pleasure and honour to play and experience all those great moments with you.
"A gentleman both on and off the pitch, leader in the dressing room and if I could choose one person next to me in the trenches it would be you.
"A great dad to your two beautiful girls and I'm proud to call you my mate.
"Good luck for the future, whatever you choose to do will be a huge success. Love ya Lampsy.
"LEGEND HERO INSPIRATION + THE BEST EVER."