Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Cesc Fabregas signing

Chelsea signed Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona yesterday on a five-year-deal.

Chelsea have signed Cesc Fabregas on a five-year deal from La Liga side Barcelona after the Spanish international underwent a medical in Brazil yesterday. The Blues have been after the player ever since it became abundantly clear that Barca were not willing to keep hold of the ex-Arsenal captain.

Fabregas went on to state that he had 'unfinished business' in the Premier League and also made it clear that he could have returned to Arsenal - but The Gunners in fact did not want to bring him back to The Emirates.

His signing has divided Arsenal fans, but what about Chelsea supporters?

On the one hand, the thought of a Fabregas, Nemanja Matic backed midfield, will leave Premier League suitors quaking in their boots. The passmaster is the perfect replacement for the departing Frank Lampard - and a real coup for Chelsea.

For footballing reasons their is no doubt that Fabregas is an excellent signing. But Chelsea fans will not forget that Fabregas is not a popular figure at Stamford Bridge.

He has had previous spats with the club. During the Carling Cup of 2007 he was involved in a feud with Lampard during a heated meeting between the London rivals. That rivalry continued, with Fabregas clashing with Chelsea players once again during his time at Barcelona.

Among a section of the Chelsea faithful Fabregas will not be forgiving, until he does what Rafa Benitez managed at the club, and made himself a success, not many will want to give their blessing to this deal just yet.

So how have fans reacted on Twitter?

Here is a selection of Tweets from Chelsea fans...

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