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Fabregas isn't trying lure Messi to Chelsea

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The punchline here would be that he isn't trying to lure Lionel Messi to Chelsea, he is actually luring Lionel Messi to Chelsea.  Like Yoda said, "do or do not; there is no try," right Cesc?

But there's no punchline.  There's just annoyance from the Chelsea midfielder after the media have blown a few innocuous comments out of proportion.  I doubt Fàbregas is surprised that they were blown up like that -- he's been around long enough in both England and Spain to know better, surely -- but it's probably still annoying to be quizzed on such things on a regular basis.

"I get a bad feeling about it when people are saying that I am trying to convince Messi to join Chelsea. What makes people think I can discuss contracts? I am just a footballer."

"Leo will do whatever makes him happy. As his friend and former team-mate, it would be great if I get the chance to play with him again."

-Cesc Fàbregas; source: Onda Cero via Goal

And there you go again, Cesc!  What did we just talk about!?  Don't feed the trolls.