Barca prepared to wait for Cesc

BARCELONA president Sandro Rosell has admitted they may fall short of prising Cesc Fabregas away from Arsenal this summer.

Rosell says there are currently no negotiations between the two sides over a deal for the Gunners captain, and talking to Catalan TV3 he said; “Arsenal feels very hurt by Barca, they dont want to listen to offers or sell and they are not putting Fabregas on the market. There was a strong dispute a couple of months ago and they have not forgotten about it.”

Although they have already had a bid turned down, estimated at �33m, Rosell remains confident the former Barca youth team player will re-join the Spanish Champions; “He will arrive, even if it is not now, it will be next year. We will not go mad trying to sign him, we would only pay his value in the transfer market.”

He also stated that no shareholder would pay €60m or €70m for him, and is still hopeful that the 23-year-old midfielder will be wearing Barcelona colours once again, although he is under contract at Arsenal until June 2015.

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