The former Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder will leave AS Monaco at the end of his contract this month.
Cesc Fabregas has revealed that some of his former coaches have approached him to see if he is interested in starting his own coaching career.
The 35-year-old will end a three-and-a-half-season stay at Monaco once his contract expires at the end of the month. His exit comes after a campaign plagued by injury. He made just five appearances for the senior team, including two cameos from the bench in Ligue 1.
Fabregas is not ready to quit
But rather than get discouraged, Fabregas is determined to continue his playing career to ensure he doesn’t hang up his boots in such a disappointing manner.
“My contract expires next June, and I’m looking for a fresh start. My head needs a fresh start elsewhere,” the Spanish World Cup winner told So Foot.
“To be honest, I’ve already had two or three phone calls in the past two weeks from some of my former coaches to find out what I wanted to do, to see if I wanted to join them this summer as a coach.
“But this year has been so bad that I can’t finish on that. Not after building this career. I want to keep playing. I’m grateful for the career I’ve had, but I don’t feel like it’s over.
“I’m open to anything. I just want to have fun. The place doesn’t really matter, it’s more my head that counts. When I’m fit, I feel really good. When I’m training with my teammates, I don’t feel any different when it comes to passion for the game.”