Arsenal v Birmingham: Cesc Fabregas ruled out of Carling Cup final but Robin van Persie is passed fit
Arsenal captain’s hamstring injury will see him miss Wembley date and he remains a doubt for Barcelona clash.
Cesc Fabregas: how important is Spain midfielder to Arsenal’s chances of ending trophy drought?
Stats: impact Arsenal captain having on club’s ambition to end trophy drought.
Arsenal intend to keep Fabregas
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis says the club are under no financial pressure to sell captain Cesc Fabregas.