Chelsea fc have completed the
signing of Barcelona forward
Pedro in a deal worth €30
million, both clubs have
confirmed.

The Spain international was
allowed to miss training on
Thursday to finalise the move,
flying into London to undergo a
medical after Chelsea hijacked
Manchester United’s bid to sign
him at the 11th hour.

“I am very happy to be here,”
Pedro told the Blues’ official
website. “I am very excited to
start my adventure at Chelsea
and I am here to keep winning
titles.

“Thanks to the club and the
supporters for giving me the
opportunity to put the blue shirt
on.”

A Barcelona statement read: “FC
Barcelona and Chelsea FC have
reached an agreement for the
transfer of Pedro Rodriguez for
30 million euros, of which 3
million are dependent on
performance.

“The club wishes to publicly
express its gratitude to Pedro
Rodriguez for his
professionalism and dedication
while with the club, as well as to
wish him all the best in the
future.”

Pedro leaves Barcelona having
scored 99 goals in 326
appearances in all competitions
and won 22 trophies, including
five La Liga titles and three
Champions League triumphs.

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