Ex-Chelsea star Fabregas' comments on Vieira will shock you

Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 27/03/2019

Former Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has made some comments on ex-Arsenal teammate Patrick Vieira jokingly referred to him as the ‘kid’ that forced him out of the club when they met up recently.

The 1998 World Cup winner with France quit Gunners for Serie Champions Juventus in the summer in 2005, with the Spain international was then just a teenager at that before taking over from the Nice coach in the heart of midfield and even becoming the club’s youngest ever captain.

Fabregas currently plies his trade for Ligue 1 outfit Monaco after moving to France in January transfer window from the dethroned Premier League and faced off against Vieira’s Nice in the second part of the current season as the 42-year-old Arsenal legend couldn't resist making a joke about his departure from Arsenal.

Spaniard has revealed a hilarious story as he told Nice-Matin: "I saw Patrick Vieira when we played against Nice with Monaco and it was very funny

"I met him in the locker room, before the match, and he was with the president of Nice and he said to him while looking at me:

"President, this is the kid who forced me to leave Arsenal.

Fabregas was linked with a shock move back to Arsenal in recent years before opting to join London rivals Chelsea.

Now at Monaco, the midfielder admits it was hard to leave the Premier League.

"I am a competitor first and foremost," he continued.

"I will be able to say at the end of my career that I have experienced all the situations in a club, the top and the fight.

"I was sad at leaving London and the Premier League it represents 10 years of my life but also very excited to discover a new challenge probably the hardest of my career.

"I have never been afraid of challenges."

Fabregas' Monaco currently sits 16th in Ligue 1 as they welcome Caen to Stade Louis II on Sunday after the international break.