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From the Catalan boy who returned home, to the scapegoat of the football club.
"'Of course it hurts to see Cesc jeered. You try to ignore it and hope it does not happen, but these situations are not comfortable."
Those were the words of Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta, per Simon Jones of the Mail Online, responding to the strange hate campaign that has been directed at Fabregas by the club's own supporters.
And as Barca have flattered to deceive at times through the year, the fans have blamed Fabregas for his part in the proceedings.
You could not have failed to witness the very public flirting between Fabregas and Manchester United last summer, with David Moyes strutting around as if he already had signed the player.
But the deal collapsed as Fabregas decided that home was indeed where the heart is, but United have been monitoring the player's situation at the Camp Nou all year.
Paul Hetherington of the Daily Star recently wrote that United were plotting a new £45 million bid for the player now that his own homeland support has diminished.
A new project in Manchester, under Louis van Gaal, might be something that interests Fabregas greatly, especially if he is feeling unloved in Catalonia.
If he becomes available, and the Dutch coach wants him, United will undoubtedly move aggressively for the player.
At 26 years old, there are many miles left on the Spaniard's clock and he could be central to United's new look midfield, especially if Toni Kroos sees his future at Bayern Munich.