Former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder, Cesc Fabregas has named Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, as his idol in football.
Fabregas, who currently plays for Serie B side Como, said he wears the number 4 jersey because of Guardiola.
Speaking on Kammy and Ben’s Proper Football Podcast, the former Barcelona star said, “He [Pep Guardiola] was a really big influence because he was my idol when I was very young. I wear number 4 because of him.
“I played in his position when I was in the academy of Barcelona. So, he was a big influence on me.
“And when your idol, your hero, calls you and then you see what beautiful football they are playing, and there are so many friends of yours playing there… But yeah, he was very important, of course.”