The former Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder is set to join his former player Thierry Henry at Stade Louis II. He will return as a player and will be seeking to help Monaco overcome their relegation woes. This article explores what the Spaniard will bring or can offer to Monaco.
Thierry Henry’s primary concern for his young team during the January transfer window was to bolster his squad with experienced players.
Henry has had a tumultuous season so far. During the January transfer window, he already brought in four players, to help his side successfully survive the relegation battle. Centre-back Naldo from Schalke, Lille full-back Fode Ballo-Toure, former Marseille midfielder William Vainqueur and, former Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas.
The Spanish midfielder was used sparingly at Chelsea, but at Monaco, he will be set to play a major role at Stade Louis II. He will be tasked with leading the team as they fight to leave the relegation zone. He recently played with the team when when Monaco travelled to Marseille on Sunday. What can Fabregas offer to Monaco? Let’s find out.
1. Ability to control the tempo of the game
Cesc is arguably one of the finest midfielders of his time. During his peak years at Arsenal, Barcelona and Chelsea he assisted many goals. He has the unique ability to control the tempo of any match, and that was evident and, although he is not yet in sync with his teammates. He will definitely get there.
2. Wealth of Experience
Having played at the top level of football for top European teams, Fabregas will come with see his wealth of experience to Monaco. He started a professional football career at a very young age. Hence, he will be an excellent mentor to the young talents in Monaco.
Even his ex-team-mate at Chelsea has said that Fabregas will succeed under Henry.
David Luis said: “He has experience, he knows football,” the Brazilian centre-back explained. “I think he had had the opportunity to learn in many different changing rooms when he was so young, so he always brings confidence and energy for the team.
Among other things that Fabregas will bring to Monaco is his fantastic passing abilities and eye for goal.
What is Fabregas Monaco Salary?
Monaco signed Cesc Fabregas for a three-and-a-half-year deal, that will keep him at the club until 2022.
The veteran midfielder earned a fee of £156,000-a-week at Chelsea but details of his salary at his new club are not yet known. However, some sports reports have estimated that Fabregas salary at Monaco will lower.
Fabregas has definitely lost his physicality and sharpness, but his class and technique are still with him. Do you think Fabregas can succeed at Monaco and help them avoid relegation?
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