Thierry Henry and Cesc Fabregas on the identical crew once more! Legendary Arsenal striker invests in Italian Serie B membership Como, simply days after the Spaniard joined as a participant and a shareholder
- The two performed collectively throughout Thierry Henry’s closing seasons at Arsenal
- Cesc Fabregas was considered because the talismanic successor to Henry on the membership
- Both captained the membership earlier than going onto play for Barcelona in separate years
Thierry Henry and Cesc Fabregas, 19 years after the Spaniard joined the Frenchman at Arsenal, are set to be reunited once more with the 2 having each invested in Italian Serie B membership Como.
Fabregas was confirmed as having joined the bold Lombardy aspect after leaving Monaco final month, with it additionally being introduced that the previous Arsenal, Barcelona and Chelsea man had invested within the membership.
Now, following the information of his former teammate’s arrival on the membership, Henry has determined to place a few of his personal funds into the membership making certain an Arsenal reunion at board stage on Lake Como, in line with Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.
The two performed collectively for 4 years at Arsenal, profitable the FA Cup collectively in 2005
Cesc Fabregas joined Como and mentioned he wasn’t desirous about cash having left Monaco in June
The two gamers be part of the recently-re-formed membership alongside Chelsea legend Dennis Wise, who’s the CEO having initially joined in 2019 as a marketing consultant, as they appear to information the small membership to the promised land of Serie A.
Upon his announcement as a brand new participant at Como, Fabregas spoke of his delight at becoming a member of and what half being provided the prospect to be a part of the membership ‘long-term’ performed in him opting to hitch them over maybe extra profitable provides elsewhere.
‘The MLS was not a part of my plans. I wished to stay in Europe and I imagine that is the correct mission for me,’ he mentioned.
Many considered Henry’s previous few seasons at Arsenal as him passing the mantle onto the younger Cesc Fabregas with the Spaniard taking on as Arsene Wenger’s talismanic determine
Fabregas and Henry rejoice after they mixed for Arsenal’s second in opposition to Juventus in 2006 at Highbury
‘I wasn’t desirous about cash, I wished to hitch a long-term mission that I’d be passionate about. I’m very bold and I want to assist Como return to the place it deserves, that’s in Serie A.
‘I’m right here to play and to win video games. I see a long-term future with this membership.’
He added: ‘Como provided me not only a two-year contract as a participant however a long-term mission. Last season at Monaco was quite troublesome however the previous is prior to now and now I’m wanting forward.
Fabregas will mix his function as an investor within the membership with attempting to get the membership out of Serie B as a key member of the enjoying squad
‘The vital factor is that I’m right here. I’m not solely right here to play however to provide a serving to hand off the pitch in what can be a long-term mission.’
Wise, in the meantime, mentioned: ‘Cesc can be part of this membership long run. I imagine it is an incredible signing. It’s not only a two-year contract as a participant, as Cesc will turn out to be a Como shareholder.’
It stays to be seen simply how a lot the 2 former Arsenal gamers have invested.