Sport is leading with a feature article outlining the case for Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas to return to the Camp Nou. According to the paper, Pep Guardiola has personally endorsed such a move and would prefer adding the former Barca youth player over Liverpool's Javier Mascherano.
However, the paper highlights the difficulty such a move would pose, as Arsenal is not likely to sell its 22 year-old captain without significant financial incentive, especially in light of its recent transfers of Emmanual Adebayor and Kolo Toure.
Still, Barca believes that its potential bid of 30 million euros may be enough to enable a move, given both the pressures of the current economic condition and Cesc's long-rumoured desire to return to his home side. In a separate article, Sport quotes Xavi as seemingly endorsing Cesc's potential arrival, saying that his Spanish national teammate is a "total footballer" who has "the Barca profile."
Intensified talks with Cesc could lead to bid