Chelsea FC midfielder Cesc Fabregas has hailed the FC Barcelona attacking trio of Messi, Neymar, Suarez as the greatest since his birth in 1987.
Chelsea FC and Cesc Fabregas are due to face FC Barcelona in a friendly in United States as Jos Mourinhoa s side end their three-match north American tour in Washington DC with an intriguing pre-season test
Lionel Messi and Neymar are being rested by FC Barcelona following their Copa America duty, yet the Catalan giants will have the likes of Luis SuA?rez and Andr s Iniesta in their sidfe as they take on the Premier League champions.
‘Barcelona the best in the world ; Neymar – Messi – Suarez the greatest of modern era’
Cesc Fabregas, who joined Chelsea FC last season from his boyhood club FC Barcelona, has hailed the club as the greatest in the world, stating that the trio of Neymar, Messi, and Suarez are the greatest front three since he was born.
As reported by the Guardian, Fabregas was quoted saying:
“I think they are the best team in the world, especially when the front three are on form. I dona t remember a front three in Messi, SuA?rez and Neymar as powerful and talented as those three since I was born.
Chelsea FC must emulate FC Barcelona success in Champions League
Chelsea FC’s Champions League campaign came to and end last season when Paris Saint-Germain knocked them out in the last 16. Thee failure to do well in the Champions League has not gone down well with the former Arsenal FC captain.
Fabregas was quoted saying by the Guardian: a Unfortunately we went out in the last 16 on away goals, we didna t actually lose the game. But we do have to play better in the Champions League this season.” .
Urging his side to emulate his former team in the Champions League, Fabregas is confident that Chelsea FC have the squad to compete against the best.
Fabregas said: a We wona t be playing against Messi and Neymar in this game, so we are a bit lucky because of that. But if we want to win Champions Leagues, we have to compete against the best. We will have to do well.”
a We have players like Hazard, Oscar, Costa and Willian who play in the attacking positions and for sure we have a great team. We showed that last season by winning the League and the Capital One Cup and we want to show it again.a
Fabregas clocked up an impressive 18 assists in the Premier League as Chelsea FC romped to the title and the player will be hoping that he can reproduce that form in the Champions League to help the London side challenge the FC Barcelona dominance of the trophy given that the Blaugrana have won the trophy thrice in the last six seasons.