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Wenger: Cesc Will Stay At Barca

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Cesc Fabregas is unlikely to join Manchester United in the current transfer window.

United, the English champions, have failed with two bids for the Barcelona midfielder, who played for eight years under Wenger at the Gunners.

"What I know is that Fabregas will stay on one more year, at least, in Barcelona," Wenger is quoted as saying by Sky Sports. "That's the information I have.

"If that changes, I don't know. But that's what I've been told."

Wenger's sentiments have been reinforced by Barca sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta.

Zubizarreta told the Catalans' official website: "He has a contract with us.

"We count on Cesc. I said that on the day of the presentation of Tito (Vilanova) and also with Tata (new coach Gerardo Martino).

"He's an extraordinary player who creates and finishes chances. We are delighted with him. He's the number four of Barca."

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