Richard Keys backs Barcelona midfielder for Chelsea switch

Andy Gray Richard Keys

The former Sky Sports presenter has taken to twitter to endorse rumours linking former Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas with a move to Stamford Bridge.

Richard Keys has never been known to mince his words when it comes to all matters football, so it was fair to say some eyebrows were raised after the former Sky Sports presenter took to twitter to talk about the rumours surrounding Cesc Fabregas’ future.

The Spain international has been linked with a move away from Barcelona this summer, following a season in which the Catalans endured disappointment in La Liga and the Champions League.

And while there has been talk of the former Arsenal favourite making an emotional return to the Emirates, recent days have seen London rivals Chelsea emerge as one of the frontrunners to land the 27-year-old.

Jose Mourinho is thought to be keen on bringing more midfield reinforcements to Stamford Bridge this summer, following Frank Lampard’s departure, with Fabregas representing an ideal acquisition.

But while uncertainty reigns when it comes to the midfielder’s future, who has also been linked with a potential switch to Manchester United, one man with a clear idea on where the Spaniard is headed is Keys.

Taking to his Twitter account, Keys offered a short but sweet assessment of where Fabregas is headed once the World Cup in Brazil is complete.

“Cesc Fabregas is definitely moving to Chelsea,” the controversial sports television presenter tweeted.

As someone with insider knowledge when it comes to the world of football, Keys’ comments are certainly not to be sniffed at.

And should Fabregas seal a move to Chelsea, then we could be on the verge of a fascinating new era in the history of the Blues with the Spaniard likely to play a central role in Mourinho’s new look Pensioners team next season.

Chelsea have already completed a deal for Atletico Madrid’s star striker Diego Costa and with the potential arrival of Fabregas to come, the Blues could be giving Manchester City a run for their money in the Premier League.

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