Fabregas blasts cash-rich Red Devils

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Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas says Manchester United's players are not superior to the Gunners’ just because they are more expensive.

The line-ups for Tuesday night’s Champions League semi-final second leg tie are likely to feature only one Arsenal player who cost over £10million in Samir Nasri, while United could boast as many as six.

But the Spaniard, who was plucked from Barcelona's academy for next-to-nothing in 2003, believes the rest of Arsene Wenger’s bargain buys can help the Emirates Stadium outfit knock-out the cash-rish Red Devils.

“Just because a player costs £20million, it doesn’t mean he is better than one who cost £2million,” he told The Sun.

“That has been shown in the past by players at this club, Patrick Vieira, Dennis Bergkamp, Robert Pires and Thierry Henry.

“They were the best in the world, players who had won World Cups and European Championships. There are other players who have cost £20m or even £30m who haven’t won anything.

“We know what we can do at Arsenal and we know how good we are. The transfer fee doesn’t mean a thing.”

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