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Cesc: Barca boss is my idol

ARSENAL captain Cesc Fabregas has given Barcelona food for thought by admitting boss Pep Guardiola is his idol.<br /><br />The Gunners midfielder has been constantly linked with a return to Camp Nou, where he began his career as a youth.<br /><br />Guardiola, at that time, was a Barcelona playing legend and has since taken the manager&rsquo;s role with the Catalan giants, leading them to Champions League success against Manchester United last month.<br /><br />But while confessing his admiration for the Barca chief, Spanish international Fabregas insists he has received no contact from his former club. &ldquo;If that happened it would be unusual, but nothing has happened,&rdquo; the 22-year-old said. <br /><br />&ldquo;Pep has always been my idol. I have always played in his position and wear the number four like him. He was my hero when I was young and the one I have tried to be like.<br /><br />&ldquo;I tried to imitate what he did as a player and now as a coach he is showing how good he is. He is someone that will always be important in my life.&rdquo;<br /><br />But while the link with Barcelona won&rsquo;t go away, Fabregas remains focused on ending Arsenal&rsquo;s four-year run without a trophy.<br /><br />&ldquo;I want to win and I am happy at Arsenal, but we have four years without any success and for a player that wants to win things that is a long time,&rdquo; he added.<br /><br />&ldquo;Now I would really like to lift a trophy as captain of the Gunners.&rdquo;