While Liverpool FC have been doing most of the early transfer window action before the 2014-15 Premier League season starts, it has now been Chelsea FC who have made the biggest signing so far.
Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea FC is now official and it looks like the move has been made from Barcelona FC for around £30 million. Arsenal fans will have to look away in disgust as their former prized asset now plays for a rival London club.
The reality will soon hit them though once EA releases FIFA 15 and Chelsea fans see Fabregas sitting in their default lineup ready for selection. Social media has already been running wild with many fans saying that seeing Cesc Fabregas in a Chelsea shirt is going to be a strange situation after so many years at Arsenal.
— Benjamin Gathercole (@bengav16) June 12, 2014
Chelsea’s FIFA 15 lineup is now looking stronger than ever though. Fabregas currently has a maximum rating of 88 on FIFA 14 thanks to a TOTW performance and we could see EA upgrade Fabregas slightly from his default 86 for when FIFA 15 arrives this Autumn.
Passing remains one of the key abilities of Fabregas though, with his in-form card on FIFA 14 offering 97 for both short range and long range passing. Will EA upgrade his low 84 shot stat for FIFA 15 though? It will be interesting to see if his performances for Spain at the World Cup will play a part in his FIFA 15 rating.
Give us your reaction to seeing Fabregas in a Chelsea shirt next season on FIFA 15.