Fabregas confirms Monaco exit after 'worst year of my life'

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Ex-Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona star Cesc Fabregas has confirmed that he will not be returning to Monaco next season.

The 35-year-old midfielder endured a disappointing season in Ligue 1, playing just twice after a succession of injuries kept him on the sidelines.

And he is keen to turn the page on what he dubbed the "worst year of my life".

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What did Fabregas say?

“It’s been not only the worst year of my career but the worst year of my life because when I’m not happy in football, I can’t be happy in life," Fabregas told So Foot.

"I have suffered a lot this year; it’s been difficult mentally.”

Will he continue his career?

Despite his experience in the principality and injury problems, Fabregas is not yet ready to hang up his boots.

“To be honest, I received a couple of phone calls in the last couple of weeks from former managers to see whether I was open to joining them as a coach," he added.

"But this year has been so bad that I can’t end like this, not after having constructed this career. I want to continue playing.”

“I am open to anything, I just want to enjoy myself. The place doesn’t really matter. I am going to find a new project and see where the future takes me."

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