David Luiz paid tribute to transfer bound Chelsea star who is on the verge of securing a move out of the club this winter.
Cesc Fabregas is keen to secure a move to AS Monaco and Luiz is already missing the midfield veteran who is yet to finalise his move to Ligue 1.
Fabregas won two Premier League titles, League Cup and a FA Cup with Chelsea.
“I think it's an emotional day not just for him, for everybody. One of the best players playing in England was him, everyone knows that Luiz said.
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Sad for everybody when you lose this kind of player, this kind of person, but I think everybody has to stand up and clap the hands for him because he deserves it.
“It's always difficult to lose players, especially like him, because like I say he's a world-class player but also I understand it's part of the process, and if it's better for him and better for the club, we have to understand that."
“I think he won everything with this club. My memories are always going to be with the world-class player, with the great technique, he's a great guy.
“He has experience. He knows football, I think he had the opportunity to learn in many different changing rooms when he was so young, before, so he brings always a confidence, energy for the team, and then in the pitch he showed that it doesn't matter the game, he's always going to show his qualities. Sad. It's really sad for us. We are wishing him all the best,
because he deserves it."