Reports have apparently claimed the transfer of Pedro Rodriguez to Manchester United is done, it only need a confirmation.
As per Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo, if United want to have Pedro in their squad to face Club Brugge in their Champions League qualifier they must confirm the capture of the Spaniard before Monday.
Pedro is strongly expected to join the Red Devils as Louis van Gaal wants to sign him as a replacement for Angel Di Maria who left recently for Paris Saint-Germain.
Furthermore, reports from Spain sources suggest Pedro’s last match for Barcelona will be against Sevilla in the Super Cup against Sevilla on Tuesday, as Luis Enrique wants the Spain inteernational winger to feature in the match.
United must now complete Pedro’s transfer within 48 hours, according to Squawka, if they want to field him as they battle Brugge in a Champions League qualifier on August 18th.
Mundo Deportivo goes further to say the Red Devils have not tabled any formal offer to Barcelona for the player’s services and that the La Liga champions will only let Pedro leave for £21.2m, which is release clause stands at.
The Telegraph and Daily Mail have reckoned in the past that Pedro fancies a move to Old Trafford and the player’s mum also hinted last week that his son will be moving to England, Manchester precisely.
Pedro started 15 matches in 35 appearances for the Blaugrana last season and managed to notch up six goals and six assists. A former stalwart in the Barcelona team, the Catalans No.7 saw his fate grow worse last term following the brilliance of Messi, Suarez and Neymar in a deadly three-pronged attack.
With a move to United now on the cards, Pedro will be hoping he gets enough game time to boost his chances of representing Spain in the European championship in 2016.