Inter Milan Joins the 'Operation-Fabregas' Team To Sign Arsenal Captain

Robin SAnalyst IMarch 24, 2010

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20:  Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on February 20, 2010 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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A few months back it was Barcelona. A few weeks back it was Juventus. Now it is Inter Milan. These three teams are desperate to land Cesc Fabregas in the summer.

Modus operandi of all the three aforementioned teams are different, just like their playing style. But, when it comes to Fabregas, all the three teams are travelling in the same boat labelled 'operation-fabregas'.

Barcelona are confident that Fabregas still has "Barca-DNA"—type of bed-bug found in Spain—and are adamant to rectify the mistake that they made by selling Fabregas to Arsenal at a tender age.

On the other hand, Juventus are struggling to cope with the successive failures and now they've set their sights on Fabregas to lift them from their miseries. Turin giants are a pale-shadow of their past glories.

It's understood that they're ready to offload some of their most valuable gems to make way for big signings in a bid to take them to the helms of European football, once again.

Players like Buffon and Melo are set to leave in the summer, in the process, Juventus will accumulate loads of quids to afford big signings. So inevitably they're linked with Fabregas. They feel a player of the calibre and stature of Fabregas is required to regain their lost reputation at the international stage.

Most ridiculous rumors are coming from Milan.

Inter Milan are riding high after the recent success in the Champions League and looks set to advance through to the semifinals. Jose Mourinho is a long-time admirer of the talismanic Arsenal midfielder and thinks this is the right time to initiate a campaign to lure him out of Arsenal.

A midfield comprising of Esteban Cambiasso, Wesley Sneijder and Fabregas would be a nightmare to any defense. Reportedly, Inter are ready to offer temperamental striker Mario Balotelli to Arsenal in exchange for the Spaniard.

The deal isn't even in the initial stages, however, that doesn't stop the Italian medias from reporting blunders. Inter have a policy to insure all their players as a precautionary step to avoid hiccups during injuries, now some of the reports claim that Inter have already taken an insurance policy for the Arsenal captain even before agreeing to a contract!

If this trend continues, Fabregas might even consider retiring from football in the near future.

Arsene Wenger and Fabregas have already rebuffed all the rubbish rumors linked with Barcelona and the sea is calm in Spain, but that doesn't stop Italian giants from popping out with Bohemian ideas to unsettle Arsenal's title challenge.

I wonder whether this new rumors have anything to do with the English FA, who are desperate to crown Manchester United with the fourth League title on the trot.

Sir Alex Ferguson might have pleaded to English FA to come up with new ideas to derail the dream-run of Arsenal, who are posing a severe threat to Manchester United in the final stages of the season, and what would be better than unsettling the captain to derail a young team?