Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed the club want to sign Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas.
Arsenal lured Fabregas away from Barcelona as a teenager after he came through the club's youth ranks.
The 21-year-old has gone on to establish himself as one of the best young midfielders in Europe and a host of clubs have been credited with an interest in his services.
Fabregas has been continually linked with a return to his native Spain with both Barcelona and Real Madrid keen on signing him.
Laporta is a big admirer of the schemer and believes the player