In what has been the most shocking twist or turn in this summer transfer window, Chelsea might have just pulled one of the greatest heists ever in transfer business. Football media all around the world were left shocked in their heels when it turned out Chelsea had leapfrogged Manchester United to be front runners to sign Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez. Manchester United were reportedly close to agreeing a deal to sign Pedro but however a sudden plot twist has seen Pedro favour a move to Stamford Bridge rather than Old Trafford.
Many are still wondering what might have transpired in a short period of time for Pedro to change his mind about where he would be plying his trade next season. A lot of factors, issues , facts have been the pointed but it seems Fabregas girlfriend had an influential role to play in the change of decision to play for Manchester United.
Fabregas girlfriend Semaan is said to have spoken to Pedro personally along with Fabregas and Jose Mourinho. It is also understood that Semaan convinced Pedro’s wife Carolina Martin about moving to London rather than Manchester. Women are starting to gain major influence in football decisions and it seems it is high time Clubs all around the world start understanding how much impact they have over decisions.
Angel Di Maria is another typical example of this aforementioned topic whereby his wife played a pivotal role in him leaving Manchester United. Nevertheless with Pedro poised to join Chelsea soon, Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal and Ed Woodward will not only be disappointed that they did not wrap up the Pedro transfer soon but they also allowed their rivals strengthen their squad.