Arsenal have reached an "agreement in principle'' with Barcelona for the sale of captain Cesc Fabregas, both clubs have confirmed. GettyImagesCesc Fabregas will undergo medical in Barca Pep: Cesc move close Barca made to wait on Cesc Despite Arsenal insisting throughout the summer that they would not sell Fabregas for less than £40 million, it is thought that a £35 million fee has finally been agreed. Manager Arsene Wenger said: "We have been clear that we didn't want Cesc to leave and that remains the case. However, we understand Cesc's desire to move to his home town club and have now accepted an offer from Barcelona. We thank Cesc for his contribution at Arsenal and wish him future success." source:ESPN soccernet.