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Chelsea Have Signed Their Very Own Cesc Fabregas

New Chelsea signing Oriol Romeu hopes to return to Barcelona one day, but will focus on doing well for the Blues in the meantime.

Barca confirmed Chelsea had paid 5million euros (£4.35m) for Romeu, with the deal including a buy-back clause of 10m euros after one year and 15m euros after two.

The promising midfielder admits to supporting his former club and would like to return one day in the future, but remains fully committed to Chelsea right now Regarding the possibility of one day returning to the Nou Camp, Romeu said:

“You never know what can happen in the future. I will always support Barca and hopefully some day I can return there.

“But, right now, what I want is to succeed at Chelsea and be well there.”

Romeu’s situation can be likened to that of Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, who joined the Gunner at a young age but has always stated his desire to return ‘home’ at one stage in his career.

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  1. RGG

    August 8, 2011 at 10:57 am

    Good luck Chelsea!

    Chelsea – We will sell him for 20m
    Barca – We will pay you 5m
    Chelsea – No – his price is 20m
    Barca – He has Barca DNA we will give you 6m
    Chelsea – NO
    Barca – You kidnapped him – we will give you 7m
    Chelsea – No
    And so on and so on and so on.

    • Kev

      August 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm

      Buy back fee is already agreed. I’m surprised at Chelsea.
      We (man utd) turned down a deal for thiago, because they wanted a similar deal.
      Chelsea develop the player, give him champs league etc, and then he goes back?
      They’re not stuck for cash. I can’t see any benefit for Chelsea.

      • Donnie

        August 8, 2011 at 2:37 pm

        its agree for 8 mill if they wont him back
        seems like a stupid deal from chealse
        if he turns out to be good
        am sure barca will take him back
        if not they can keep the barca reject.

        • Kev

          August 8, 2011 at 2:55 pm

          I agree 100%. That’s why I’m glad we didn’t sign thiago, and he’s much, much better.

      • Ola Ray

        August 8, 2011 at 3:13 pm

        Tell how much did you sell Pique back to Barcelona? who went on to win 2 CL and one world cup? £4.5m yeah a quarter of what you paid Blackburn for Jones

  2. fowler

    August 8, 2011 at 11:00 am

    did you read the article it said that he can be bought back for 10 million after the first year

    • Janaka

      August 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm

      He can be bought back only if Romeu wants to go and barca agrees personal terms with him.Just because Barca will pay 10 million he wont go.

      • Kev

        August 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm

        Get real. Your deluded.

        • blue

          August 8, 2011 at 2:28 pm

          fact is we would delude him and never let him go to barca. didnt you see how chelsea turn players into. madrid tried for cole, Alex, lampard and drogba. but we never let any player go. Mikel, zhirkov are great players when we bought them but see now no one wants us. They only perform for us. We will play Oril out of position and make him look very ordinary until barca looses interest then we will send him on loan for an year. Then when he comes back we will develop him.

          • Kev

            August 8, 2011 at 2:53 pm

            Your dreaming. He’s only just signed and he’s saying it’s “his dream to return to barca”.
            Cole and lampard are English, so it’s hardly any comparison, and no one has ever bid for drogba.
            Your safe with torres though. No one wants him.

  3. Godwin augustine

    August 8, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Lukaku is a good sirning 4 chelsea thanks up chelsea up blues

    • Kev

      August 8, 2011 at 2:59 pm

      He is a good player. Much better than carrol, who cost 15m more.
      I can’t see Torres getting a game. On merit anyway. He’s crap.
      This kid will replace drogba long term.

  4. Godwin augustine

    August 8, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Lukaku is a good signing 4 chelsea thanks up chelsea up blues

  5. laud

    August 8, 2011 at 11:25 am

    @RGG gud point there,funny though! Barca are pathetic off d pitch


    August 8, 2011 at 11:42 am

    gud1 @RGG

  7. ahmed

    August 8, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    chelsea will be come de best tem in de world

    • Kev

      August 8, 2011 at 2:50 pm


  8. ken

    August 8, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    the truth is both toress nd looserpool
    r livin on past gloRy

  9. Awokoismail

    August 8, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    I want chelsea sign luka mordric at all caurse.

  10. Adeyemi

    August 8, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    I want to no if zhikorv has left

  11. Cee

    August 8, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    I beliv as chelsea we re th loosaz in romeo deal thts stupid. Lets get ganso or modrc permanently. Nt fogetin joshua waitin to shine.

  12. Cee

    August 8, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Yes zirkov left. Whch means betrand stand a gud chanc of being a secon best to ashly cole.

  13. The Truth

    August 8, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    LOL, Man U fan claiming they turned down a offer for Thiago, in all reality he didn’t want to go to Manchester and he actually signed a new contract at Barca. Don’t fool yourself, not everyone cares about man u.

  14. Omo mama

    August 8, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    I so much believe in my team, chelsea will surely be the team to beat dis season, by the grace of God, u’ll bnot let ur fans down

  15. Don

    August 8, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    Get sniedja or modric at al cost, we ned 1 badly!

  16. james

    August 9, 2011 at 8:42 am

    I think Modric is d gre8 footballer chelsea is missin. So he needs 2 b signed.

  17. kokomiwa

    August 9, 2011 at 9:57 am

    chelsea r on d rit track Romue 10m after 1yr nd 15m after 2yrs gud deal 4 d bluez. Lukaku gud 4 d future AVB go gt modric or Sndj

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