In his programme notes for tomorrow’s game against Bolton Wanderers, Cesc Fabregas admits that he was below par against Blackburn a fortnight ago, but is confident for the match against Owen Coyle’s men.
The skipper says: “I was out of form and during the [Blackburn] game I knew it, but hopefully you’ll see an improvement [against Bolton]. Nobody needs to tell me otherwise – I’m always hard on myself and aware when I’m playing badly.
“We’re ready for Bolton. It’ll be a hard game, but hopefully an enjoyable one – and one that, like any home game, we’re confident about.”
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