Devils confirm Shaw out for the season
CESC Fabregas is being looked at by Manchester United and Liverpool with Chelsea prepared to put a £30 million (RM165 million) asking price on the midfielder if they are to sell to a Premier League rival.
The midfielder, who turned 30 yesterday, is likely to be among the players that Antonio Conte would be willing to part with in the summer. His contract with Chelsea runs until 2019.
There has been interest from Italy and China in the midfielder but Fabregas is known to enjoy living in England.
He has had a key role in Chelsea’s rise to the top of the Premier League having made 25
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He also played a leading community role in the aftermath of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, attending funerals and meeting the bereaved after 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death at the Sheffield stadium before an FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest.
“The leadership and solace he gave to individuals, the club and city as it tried to come to terms with the trauma and tragedy of Hillsborough transcended sporting achievement,” said Henry.
“His name is synonymous with our club, with our home and the city of Liverpool. Now it will be as visible as it is palpable.” Reuters VIGO: Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.
The 21-year-old Shaw missed most of last season after a double leg break and has endured a frustrating comeback campaign.
The England international had managed to force his way back into Jose Mourinho’s plans in recent weeks. In only his 19th appearance of the campaign, Shaw was force off inside the opening 10 minutes against Swansea in the Premier League on Sunday.
“Luke Shaw is injured and it is an important injury obviously,” Mourinho said on Wednesday. “But we are still waiting for one more medical opinion for the medical department to decide what to do. But it doesn’t matter what — he is out for the season. That is confirmed.”
Shaw joins Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo and Tim Fosu-Mensah on the sidelines. AP
Cesc Fabregas’ Chelsea contract expires in 2019.