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Cesc Fabregas says Pep Guardiola has his heart set on managing in the Premier League in the future

Cesc Fabregas has confirmed that Pep Guardiola has his heart set on managing a team in the Premier League in the future.

The former Barcelona coach has long been linked taking over at one of the English league’s top clubs, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea all touted as possible destinations for the Spaniard in the past.

Most recently, Guardiola has been linked with a move away from Bayern Munich to join Chelsea amid the uncertainty surrounding Jose Mourinho’s future at the club.

Now, Chelsea midfielder Fabregas has revealed Guardiola confirmed his desire to manage in England following comprehensive conversations between the duo in the past.

Fabregas told Spanish radio station COPE: “I have absolutely no doubt that Pep will test himself in the Premier League.

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“I have spoken to him in the past and I know that he likes it a lot.”

Fabregas was a second-half substitute as Chelsea slumped to their seventh Premier League defeat of the season at Stoke City on Saturday afternoon.

The loss left Mourinho’s men down in 16th place in the table and just three points off the relegation zone.

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