A big Blow to Manchester United as Pedro Rodriguez Joins Chelsea



Chelsea have beaten rivals Manchester United to the signing of Spain forward Pedro Rodríguez from Barcelona.

“Pedro Rodríguez is all set to join Chelsea. The Blues and Barça struck a deal on Tuesday night for an initial €28m plus another €2m in add-ons, gazumping Manchester United’s offer of €25m up front and up to €5m in extras,” said the Marca,the Spanish publication reporter

“Pedro is already in London undergoing a medical, having been given permission to do so by Barcelona. An official announcement of the move is expected imminently,” added the Marca.

This is a big blow to Manchester United Club since they have been keen to have the player at Old Trafford.

Chelsea, who were hammered 3-0 by Manchester United last Sunday, are expected to announce the signing of Pedro any time this week after the medical test.