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Fabregas reveals why he hit Sir Alex Ferguson during the clash with Man Utd

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 05/10/2017


Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has revealed why he hit Sir Alex Ferguson during the burst-up between Manchester United and Arsenal in the bad tempered match in October 2004.

The Red Devils and Arsenal clashed after Manchester United had ended the Gunners’ 49-match unbeaten run with a 2-0 win in a match characterized by anger.

The teams clashed on their way to the dressing room after match and a fight broke out in the tunnel and during the commotion Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson was hit in the face by a pizza thrown from the Arsenal crew.

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The Spanish midfielder confessed during an interview on Sky One’s A League of their own game show when asked about the incident.

Asked if it was him, the former Gunners star replied: "Yes!!!"

He continued: "Martin Keown is a liar because I saw him in front of me just, like, punching people so he didn't see anything.

"All of a sudden… I heard noises and I thought what's happening so I go out with my slice of pizza and I saw Sol Campbell, Rio Ferdinand, Martin Keown everyone pushing each other

"I was like I want to get in but I don't know how to and I just threw it.

"Once I saw it was hitting like who it was hitting which I didn't mean…I apologise Sir Alex, really didn't mean to do that."

Fabregas is expected to feature for Chelsea against Crystal Palace after the international break.

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