The former Spurs and Chelsea hard man said he would have loved to come up against Fabregas during his playing days.
The Frenchman has struggled since making a move to Tyneside.
The Walking Dead returns with new episodes later this year.
Sturridge was omitted from the starting line-up for the first leg in Spain.
The Norwegian international is set to join West Ham in the summer on a free transfer.
Stones has been under the microscope this season for a perceived drop in form.
The Hoops captain says they are playing through the pain barrier this season.
Leicester City were crowned champions after Spurs dropped points last night, and former Captain Steve Walsh believes they can do it all again next year.
Newcastle United have taken eight points from their last four matches.
The 30-year-old was not even included on the bench for the crucial Championship game.
De Beers, the world’s largest diamond company, is to leave its UK headquarters after almost a century, as parent company Anglo American trims costs.
BHS is battling to raise £100m to pay staff wages and continue trading, with 10,000 jobs at risk at the struggling department store chain.
Close to 1,000 jobs are at risk at 116-year-old tailoring brand Austin Reed, where administrators could be called in as early as next week.