Paper Talk: Thierry Henry wants Chelsea star at Monaco

Date published: Saturday 22nd December 2018 10:23

Monaco boss Thierry Henry is chasing a Chelsea midfielder, while a Premier League star has played down talk of a shock move to Liverpool, according to Saturday’s papers.



Monaco boss Thierry Henry reportedly wants to be reunited with Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas in the January transfer window.

The veteran Blues star is said to be unhappy with his game time under Maurizio Sarri and has also been linked with a move to Serie A giants AC Milan in January.

However, L’Equipe is reporting that the 31-year-old is now wanted by Henry to help Monaco avoid the drop in Ligue 1.

The Monte Carlo club are currently in 19th place, with Henry winning just 3 of his 13 games in charge, and are desperate for midfield reinforcements after selling the likes of Fabinho, Joao Moutinho, Thomas Lemar and Tiemoue Bakayoko over recent transfer windows.

Fabregas has started only one Premier League game all season and only has six months remaining on his Stamford Bridge contract before he can quit the club on a free.

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Henry and Fabregas were Arsenal teammates between 2004 and 2007, while Monaco sporting director Michael Emenalo was also behind his signing at Chelsea.

Emenalo is also on the hunt for new defensive recruits, with Laurent Koscielny, Martin Skrtel and Blues star Andreas Christensen all considered possibilities.


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