Cesc Fabregas may be about to link up with former Arsenal teammate Thierry Henry at Monaco, with his contract at Chelsea set to be terminated, according to reports.
Fabregas has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of new manager Maurizio Sarri.
The Spaniard has made only five appearances in the Premier League this season, with the bulk of his action coming in the Europa League group stage.
But now, after failing to oust N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho from the Blues midfield, Fabregas is determined to become a free agent ahead of the January transfer window which opens in a matter of days, according to Marca.
The 31-year-old has been heavily linked with AC Milan, while Chelsea’s rivals Manchester City have also been credited with an interest.
A new name that’s now been thrown into the hat is Ligue 1 side Monaco, coached by Fabregas’ former Arsenal teammate Henry.
The Gunners legend took over at relegation-threatened Monaco in October, and so far is struggling to find results with the team still stuck in the drop zone.
Henry therefore could understandably turn to a familiar face in a desperate attempt to save the club from the embarrassment of relegation.
Sarri meanwhile, is believed to be lining up Barcelona’s Denis Suarez as a replacement for Fabregas, while plans for a farewell party for the Spaniard are also well underway.
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