Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

I'll Get Shirty with Fabregas; LEE RYDER

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

I'll Get Shirty with Fabregas; LEE RYDER

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JOSE ENRIQUE has revealed he will break a career long tradition at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday - by asking to swap shirts. The Toon ace has given himself special dispensation to do so in order to get his hands on the shirt of Cesc Fabregas, although Enrique has promised that he will be gunning for nothing but three points first against Arsenal. United have failed to win in the last TEN visits to North London. Even Arsenal's switch from Highbury to the Emirates hardly brought a change of luck, with just a solitary draw in 2006 all United have to show for their efforts in five visits to the plush North London venue. Shirt swapping was something that Glenn Roeder tried to stamp out during his stint as boss. But Enrique told the Chronicle: "I don't like to ask the players to give me a shirt, because it's not my thing, but I will ask him to give me it as it's the first time Spain won the World Cup. "He won it with Spain, and of course I want to get it! …

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