Monday, March 22, 2010

Fabregas - we are prepared for Barca

Following the ousting of Chelsea by Inter Milan, the Gunners have
been given the edge and as expected, they have the opportunity of
being the first London club to taste Champions League glory.

Arsenal's inspirational captain Cesc Fabregas, understands the
importance of such an event and has set out to dispel the widespread
belief that Arsenal will crumble at Camp Nou and possibly at home to

The Barcelona youth product acknowledged that Barca, are currently the
best team in the World. But that not withstanding, he's certain that
the Gunners can pip Barca to this tie and possibly win the coveted
Champions League trophy. But first, Arsenal has to beat the best if
they are to achieve this feat: "If you want to win this competition,
you have to beat everyone who is coming," the skipper said.

"If we had been drawn against Bordeaux or Lyon we would have taken it
the same way.

"Barcelona is a great team, but we always go with the same mentality
and that is to win," he enthused. "We are going to play against the
best in Europe, probably in the World."

The midfield dictator is 100 per cent sure that his team mates are willing to give more than their best to win the tie: "The boys are
looking forward to it as it's another opportunity to play against a
great team in a great stadium. It will be very exciting," he