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Barcelona supporters should wish Pedro well in move to Chelsea

  • Barcelona supporters should wish Pedro well in move to Chelsea

Pedro Rodriguez was linked with a move to the Premier League from the very moment Barcelona's treble-winning season ended in early June at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.


While Cules have had plenty of time to get used to the idea of losing their electric winger, nobody could have predicted the last-minute twist which resulted in their No.7 ignoring Manchester United's advances and joining Chelsea instead.

Barcelona supporters should wish Pedro well in move to Chelsea

Although fans may never find out the true reasons that made Pedro reject the Red Devils, it is clear that Louis van Gaal's questionable attitude toward close friend and former Barca teammate Victor Valdes influenced his final decision. References from fellow Spanish international David De Gea would not have been too favourable, either, definitely making Old Trafford a less attractive option as a result.

READ the full "Barcelona fans should wish Pedro well in move to Chelsea" column by Francesc Tomas for ESPN here.

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