The Spaniard admits he’s been fortunate to work with the world’s first-class coaches however two names stand out for him.
Cesc Fabregas has named Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho as the best two managers he has worked beneath at some point of his illustrious career.
The current Monaco midfielder has additionally in the past played for Arsenal, Barcelona, Chelsea the place he won trophies with all three.
On international duty with Spain, Fabregas additionally lifted the World Cup in 2010, alongside with the Euro title in 2008 and 2012.
That success has had a lot to do with the outstanding managers he’s worked with and the Spaniard concedes he’s been blessed in that department, whilst singling out his two favourites.
“I had the best in the world, so I can’t complain,” Fabregas stated on Instagram Live.
But when pressed to provide the top two, he rapidly added: “Wenger and Mourinho.”
That selection meant former Barcelona and current Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola missed out, alongside with Vicente del Bosque, who led Spain to World Cup glory in 2010 and a Euro triumph two years later.
Unsurprisingly, none of the men Fabregas has worked underneath at Monaco made the cut both with the likes of Leonardo Jardim, Thierry Henry and Robert Moreno all struggling to get the French club performing persistently since Fabregas’ arrival in 2019.
Having won six trophies underneath Guardiola at Barcelona, Fabregas’ omisison of him stands out, with the player notoriously struggling to perform at his best whilst in Spain.
While Fabregas and Guardiola reputedly weren’t the best combination, Mourinho without a doubt won the midfielder over whilst at Chelsea.
“I love him. I owe him a lot due to the fact he brought me here and I will always remember that,” Fabregas said of Mourinho in 2018.
“Arsene always dealt with me like a son and it was incredible however the closest anyone else has been to him was Jose.
“The way he handled me, the way he made me feel, how he let me be a leader of the Chelsea team from day one and believed in me, this was tremendous and will continually stay with me.
“It [this experience at Chelsea] is thanks to him. Our history, what had befell between us before I came, made it even more remarkable.
“When I played for Arsenal, he was with Chelsea. When I was at Barcelona, he was with Real Madrid. We had been confronting each other however then we humbled ourselves and started a good relationship.”