Cesc Fabregas might have his days counted at Chelsea as he is accused of disrupting squad harmony by fellow team-mates after various incidents occurred in the dressing room in recent weeks.
The Spanish midfielder may not be having one of the best seasons in his career at Stamford Bridge, but the outcomes on the field may be accounted as a collective team failure. According to the information, Fabregas is accused of being a “troubled person” and had betrayed the trust of several of his team-mates during Chelsea’s horrendous season under Jose Mourinho.
The players want to take this matter to the board and are planning a meeting to request the Blues’ owner Roman Abrahamovic to sell Fabregas in the winter. He is labeled as the black sheep responsible for breaking down relationship of many players with Mourinho. Russian owner is looking for a swift solution for the issue and may show the ex-Barcelona man the door when the transfer window re-opens in January.
It has been reported early that the Blues target six new signings to secure top four spot. And with these arrivals, there would be departures, with four start players are named in the list, with Cesc, this will become five.
Cesc recently commented on an interview that “Players are responsible for the crisis at Chelsea”, which was not well welcomed by senior defender Gary Cahill, who hits back at the midfielder saying “We are not robots”. Mourinho followed this up by various his typical style where he kept on accusing his players in public, until the axe fell over him on Thursday evening.
And it was once again Cesc Fabregas who put team-mate Pedro Rodriguez in the middle of controversy after the latter is said to have confessed he made a wrong choice by leaving FC Barcelona for Chelsea.
Meanwhile, Chelsea started their life without Mourinho with a bang as they eased past fellow relegation candidate Sunderland on Stamford Bridge. Guus Hiddink, who was appointed as caretaker manager until the end of the season watched the match from the stands. He has a massive task on hand to resurrect the team in the league after a turbulent first half.
Chelsea continue their search for a permanent manager to be installed at the end of the season, with a number of high profile names in their short-list. You can take a look at the list of “Top 10 Managers to take over at Stamford Bridge at the end of the season”.