The Cameroon international says that his team-mate will not leave Camp Nou and will be determined to prove himself at the Spanish giants this season after a summer of speculation
Goal understands that Manchester United are preparing a final £35 million bid for the Spain international but are pessimistic about their chances and have lined up a number of alternative signings.
|10/3||Cesc Fabregas is 10/3 with William Hill to be a Manchester United player on September 3
"I did not speak with him but I know Cesc is 100% here," he told Sky Sports News.
"He loves Barcelona, he loves the club. He will stay here next season and give 100% because I know him very well and he'll want to fight. He's focused on the club.
"He wants just to give his best for Barcelona. He's from Barcelona, he loves Barcelona and he'll want to start the season to show what he can do.
"People are talking and talking, but we know he is focused here and ready to start the season. He's enjoying a holiday with his family and I'm sure he wants just to come back here.
"It's my own opinion but I know he will stay here, 100 per cent."