Barcelona youngster comments on Cesc Fabregas exit

Barcelona youngster Cristian Tello has spoken out on Cesc Fabregas’s move to Chelsea in the summer.

Barcelona starlet Cristian Tello believes that former teammate Cesc Fabregas deserved a better sending-off when he opted to join Chelsea.

The Blues wrapped up a shock deal for the former Arsenal man early in the summer after the Spanish international was heavily linked with a return to the Premier League.

Fabregas’s three-year stint at his boyhood club was a successful one as he won a total of six trophies including the FIFA Club World Cup in 2011.

The Catalan faithful, however, often harshly criticised the 27-year-old during the tougher periods despite his telling contributions and at one stage jeered him at the Nou Camp.

Barca youngster Tello – currently on loan at Porto – felt that his former teammate was harshly treated and deserved much more.

“Cesc didn’t leave Barca how he deserved - he left seemingly through the back door. He has been a spectacular player, you just have to see the goals and assists that he provided. I guess he is still hurt because it was his dream to triumph at Barca. I don’t know why the fans didn’t take to him.” He said, quoted by Spanish newspaper Marca.

Since returning to the Premier League, Fabregas has been a revelation for Jose Mourinho’s side, helping them top the table with six wins from seven games.

On 13 September following his two assists during the Blues’ 4-2 win over Swansea City, Fabregas became the first player ever in Premier League history to record at least one assist in six successive games; four under Chelsea and two under Arsenal during the 2011/12 season.

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