Fabregas joined the Principality club during the January transfer window from Chelsea but the club’s leadership already wants to let go of the Spaniard.
Just six months after joining Monaco, Cesc Fabregas is no longer a popular member of the squad. According to France Football, the Monegasque club’s ownership have been left disappointed with the former Barcelona man’s performances. In the second half of the Ligue 1 campaign, Fabregas managed just one goal and did not contribute a single decisive pass, let alone an assist.
However, selling Fabregas is not going to be easy. The native of Vilassar de Mar’s astronomical salary has dissuaded more than one team from signing him. At the moment, no European club has shown any interest in the player. However, the club is still hopeful of some interest from the Gulf or China.
Fabregas on the other hand, is unlikely to give up such a lucrative contract which runs until 2022. And the club’s coach, Leonardo Jardim is in a pickle. The Portuguese tactician needs to sort out this situation.
Fabregas is no longer the sort of player he used to be during his time at Arsenal, Barcelona and Chelsea. Devoid of pace and sharpness, the World Cup winner’s game is no longer suited to European football.
Now that he is reaching the twilight years of his playing career, perhaps a move to a rather less competitive league would suit him.
At Monaco, Fabregas is unlikely to get a lot of game time. Jardim is going to rely on a younger group of players following last season’s relegation scare.
There is however a chance to save Fabregas for cup games and have him as a presence in the dressing room. As a player who has won everything there is to win in world football, Fabregas’s experience would really help the team.