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BBC pundit forced to apologise amid making Fabregas claims

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Fabregas denies Mourinho rift
Fabregas denies Mourinho rift

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has welcomed an apology from the BBC pundit Pat Nevin, after claims were made suggesting he was the dressing room mole leaking negative comments about his now departed manager Jose Mourinho.

Former Chelsea star Nevin has made a statement on his Twitter account insisting Fabregas was not the player who allegedly said he "would rather lose than win for Mourinho", in a comment that attracted huge publicity earlier this season.

Reports suggested Fabregas was considering legal action over the claims, but Nevin moved to end the story with this Twitter message:

Fabregas has since replied with this Instagram post: