Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique has recently added fuel to the fire already seething with reports regarding out-of-favour Barca and Spain forward, Pedro’s future at the Camp Nou.
The 27 year-old has been the subject of intense speculations in recent times, with reports linking him with a move to either Chelsea or Manchester United emanating from all possible corners of Europe.
The story, however, appears to have taken a new turn. Coach Luis Enrique, who was initially against the departure of Pedro from the club has recently reneged on his decision, and opened himself up to hold talks with potential suitors. According to www.squawka.com, he stated thus recently; “If Pedro goes it will be that someone has paid his clause. If that doesn’t happen, it will be difficult. I have spoken with Pedro. I told him what i think and he told me what he
This would certainly please Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho, who has been on the player’s trail for weeks. The €30 million buy-out clause could easily be settled by the Blues’ without even the blink of an eye. The Blues may also have an advantage, given the strong Spanish contingent in the Blues’ team. Cesar Azpilicueta and Cesc Fabregas, as well as Diego Costa- Pedro’s national team-mates- would greatly aid his settlement and adaptation to life in England, if He does arrive; and thus may prove instrumental in convincing Pedro to sign for the Blues rather than United, or any other club currently keen on acquiring his services.