Fabregas set to make his final appearance for Blues in FA Cup against Notts Forest

first_imgCesc Fabregas is set to make his final appearance for Chelsea against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup on Saturday.The 31-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season, with the Spaniard closing to agreeing a deal to sign for France giants Monaco this month. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Cesc Fabregas looks set to leave Chelsea this month Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade It’s expected that popular midfielder will make his final bow for the Blues in their third round tie against the Championship side this weekend.The former Arsenal has struggled for first-team opportunities this season, being restricted to just six appearances in the Premier League under Maurizio Sarri.However, the Italian had expressed a desire for Fabregas to remain in west London and put pen-to-paper on a new deal – but it appears that wish has fallen on deaf ears.When he was recently quizzed about Fabregas’ future, Sarri said: “In this position we have only two players, Jorginho and Fabregas, so for me it would be really a problem without Cesc. latest Sarri wanted Fabregas, left, to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge “I want him to stay, I don’t know the final decision of Cesc and the club of course.“But for me it’s very important and if Cesc will go I think that we need to buy another player, and it’s not easy because, technically, Cesc is a very important player.“And I think that in the market it’s very difficult to find a player with his characteristics.”The Blues return to Premier League action on January 12 when they entertain a struggling Newcastle side. Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions getty revealed appointed Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion scrap gameday cracker Most Read In Football BEST OF RANKED SORRY Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update 3 3 3 The midfielder is closing in on a move to Ligue 1 giants Monaco last_img read more