September 01, 2009

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas believes he will be fit in time for Spain's remaining World Cup 2010 qualifiers against Belgium and Estonia.

After linking up with the national team Fabregas told Spanish daily Sport that he feels good and expects to be ready for Saturday's game against Belgium.

"I'm fine. I tried to train on Friday and Saturday to play against Manchester [United] but I had a little trouble," he told Sport. "I decided with [Arsene Wenger] not to push it and to be OK for the national team.

"If it feels OK, I will stay," he added. "I've rested in the afternoons for three days to see how I respond, but I have a good feeling. Right now, I am physically fine and I want to help the national team with two important games."

Spain needs just one point from its remaining two games to guarantee the top spot in European Qualifying Group 5 and book its place in South Africa next summer.

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