Lionel Messi’s former agent reveals he was close to following Cesc Fabregas to north London after being identified as a top target by Arsene Wenger during his time at La Masia academy.

Lionel Messi’s former agent  Fabian Soldini Lionel recalls in an interview that in 2003 following Cesc Fabregas.

Fabian Soldini says then Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger identified Fabregas, Messi and Gerard Pique as potential signings when they were academy prospects.

Wenger succeeded in luring Fabregas to Arsenal, while Pique joined Manchester United, though Messi opted to stay at Barcelona. 

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