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15th Jul 2022

Cesc Fabregas agrees to sign for Italian Serie B club Como

Callum Boyle

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Cesc Fabregas has reportedly agreed on a deal with Italian Serie B side Como FC join the club on a free transfer

The former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder was reportedly convinced by the club’s sporting director, Dennis Wise.

Cesc Fabregas

Fabregas is a free agent after leaving Monaco.

Fabregas is a free agent after leaving Monaco at the end of the season and coming towards the end of his career at the age of 35, is looking to wind down in his career.

The former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder was also approached by Lecce, who recently secured promotion to the top flight of Italy.

Sky Sport Italia transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio has revealed that Fabregas is set to sign a two-year contract and there may even be scope for him to move into a coaching role once his playing days are done.

Former Chelsea star Dennis Wise currently works at Como.

Como were taken over by London-based company SENT Entertainment Ltd in April 2019, just three years after the club had gone bankrupt and had to start over again.

As part of SENT Entertainment’s takeover, the club appointed ex-Chelsea man Dennis Wise as the club’s sporting director and he played a huge role in convincing Fabregas to sign for the club.

Cesc Fabregas

The Spaniard has enjoyed a decorated career, winning two Premier League titles, the Europa League and the FA Cup with Chelsea, an FA Cup with Arsenal and a LaLiga title with Barcelona.

Fabregas’ final season at Monaco saw him struggle with injury and he made just six appearances in all competitions and admitted that the ‘level of the club might have to go down’ following his departure from the Stade Louis II at the end of last season.

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