August 15th, 2010
10:26 PM ET

Time for "want-away" players to show some respect?

Should Cesc Fabregas (left), Mesut Ozil (center) and Mario Balotelli (right) have shown more respect?.
Should Cesc Fabregas (left), Mesut Ozil (center) and Mario Balotelli (right) have shown more respect?.

Am I the only one getting tired of all the stories involving unhappy, ungrateful, unappreciative footballers who whine and complain every time they want to change team?

“I wish I could play for this club. I wish I could play for that club. I am so unhappy where I am.”

The close season saw three transfer sagas filling the front pages of many of Europe’s sports newspapers, and I am honestly bored of them. No prizes for guessing what the first story is. It made the headlines for a solid month and it involved Cesc Fabregas' "dream" to return to Barcelona.

Now everyone has a right to want to go home, but let’s take a closer a look at the sequence of events involving the Spain midfielder.

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