Spanish fan shock: 85% want Cesc sold if big United, Arsenal offer comes in

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Should Arsenal or Manchester United move for Cesc Fabregas this summer, as is again being suggested?

When results are not going the way they should be, Barcelona is not a fun place for the players at the club with the highest standards in  football.

Even homegrown hero Cesc Fabregas is not immune to criticism.

It was viewed that with the FIFA-imposed transfer ban, the chances of Barcelona letting him go are slim to none, but the reigning La Liga champions are fighting it, and could make major changes this summer in case it's simply delayed.

The Metro were one of many papers to claim at the weekend that Barcelona are willing sellers. Strangely the paper claim £25 million would tempt them, despite having turned down a £40 million offer from Manchester United last summer.

What is really surprising however, is the antipathy in Spain towards the midfielder, who has eight goals and 12 assists in La Liga this season for Barcelona. 

A poll in Spanish newspaper Sport, asked fans what they would like the club to do if 'the right offer' comes in for Fabregas.

And the results in the Basque based paper were heavily weighted in one direction. At the time of writing, almost 9,000 votes had been cast, and 85 per cent of fans had voted 'Yes' to the question of 'should Barcelona sell?'.

Arsenal have a first option on the midfielder as per terms of his sale, and hold a clear advantage over their rivals should he seek a move.

The 26-year-old was left on the bench last night as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1, coming on for the final 20 minutes.

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