This season many critics have pointed the finger at Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, although Fabregas believes that Wenger still has what it takes to turn things around at the Emirates.
The former Arsenal player feels that key injuries were the reason behind the gunners poor season where the likes of Jack Wilshere, Bacary Sagna and Thomas Vermaelen all faced lengthy spells on the sidelines.
Cesc Fabreagas said on the situation:
Arsenal have great players, great fans and a great manager. They’ll turn it around. There is no point to keep comparing the team to the Invincibles. That will not get you anywhere.
Some very important players like Jack Wilshere, Thomas Vermaelen, Bacary Sagna and Abou Diaby have been injured for a long time and so they have to be patient.
I still have a huge affection for the club and it definitely makes me sad whenever I see them lose. But Arsene Wenger knows the club and players and will turn it around. Being a manager is a very difficult job and you are always criticised when things don’t go well.
But that happens at every club in the world and I have the perfect example of that at Barcelona, where the team has won something like 15 of the last 17 trophies yet people are now upset because this season we are second in the League to Real Madrid.
In Spain there is 1,000 times more pressure on the manager.
In England the fans will give the boss time and remember what he has done in the years before. In Spain they don’t even remember what you have done last week. It’s crazy.
There is definitely some validity to Fabregas’ statements where key injuries have hampered the depth of our squad as well as our ability on the pitch. While this is true, you still feel that Wenger has to invest in the full-back positions as well as at striker to relieve pressure off Robin van Persie.