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“I consider Mourinho my friend, but with Pep Guardiola I have not spoken again”

Cesc Fabregas belongs to that privileged list of players who have been coached by two of the best coaches in recent years: José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola. The current Monaco midfielder has spoken about the two coaches in an interview with Tot Costa, pointing out which of the two he has a better relationship with.

«With Guardiola we have not spoken again, there are things that happened that I do not have to talk about. I don’t know if the disappointment is mutual“Said the Catalan, who also spoke about what Sampedor’s coach meant to him:” He was my idol in my childhood, perhaps the person from whom I have learned the most as a player, as an idol and later as a coach. “

He has a different relationship with José Mourinho, with whom he coincided at Chelsea: «He was the one who most inspired me to leave Barça. He told me that we had had them on the pitch when he was at Chelsea and I at Arsenal and then when he was training for Madrid and I was playing for Barça, but that for him it all ended there. He told me about his project and I prioritized the professional, and today I continue to write with him and consider him a friend, he helped me a lot at the time and maybe with him I played one of my best seasons», Recognized the world champion.

The damage to Messi

Likewise, Cesc Fabregas appreciated the frustrated departure of Leo Messi from Barcelona last summer: «I don’t know what more you can ask Messi after so many years. You may have given so much, that in the end people will only value the latter. I saw people from the club who tried to hurt him, but as culé I am grateful that he is still at Barça. I don’t think he’s lonely. He has gone through many groups and he is just not there, although it is true that Luis Suárez was a support for him », said Cesc about his great friend Leo.

The ex of Barcelona enjoy the final stretch of your career at Monaco, in which he is the undisputed owner. After ten games played, the club is sixth in Ligue 1, two points behind second-placed Lille. In seven of the ten league championship matches, Fabregas has started in Niko Kovac’s eleven.