LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea walks off after taking a look around the pitch prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge on January 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

The new Monaco signing has talked to the press on how his new boss and former teammate will save the team from relegation.

Cesc Fabregas signed for Monaco on January 11 on a three-year contract.

The former Chelsea footballer is now playing in the French Ligue 1 for the first time, as he says his manager will save Monaco from relegation.

“I like the way he thinks, one thing about Thierry – he is a new coach and is starting his career, but he is a winner, he is a competitor and that’s one thing you will never be able to take away from him,” Fabregas told Sky Sports.


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“That’s why I know we are in safe hands in this case, because he will always want to compete, he will always want to win and that’s always a reassurance for a player.”

“I’m not going to lie, it was a difficult moment for me. I spent 13 years in England and I had a lot of great moments,” he explained.

“I started my career there, played for two great clubs, winning a lot of things, breaking records, making friends, meeting lots of great people and fans in both places.”

“I felt sometimes I was more English than Spanish,” Fabregas concluded.