Barcelona boss Luis Enrique seems to have gone back on his word and is not keen on allowing Pedro to leave the club and join Manchester United, according to reports.
Pedro has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent weeks, and reports on Monday suggested the two clubs had agreed on a £23.1m fee over the transfer of the Spanish international.
However, Spanish publication Marca reports Luis Enrique is now against the transfer as Barcelona are prohibited from signing any players until January 2016, with the manager believing his side will be significantly weakened should Pedro leave.
Pedro has dropped down the pecking order at the Camp Nou following the sublime form of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez and is believed to be in search for increased first-team action elsewhere.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique earlier in the month gave Pedro the all clear to leave the Catalan giants, saying he would “respect” the 27-year-old’s decision should he decide to exit the Camp Nou.
Enrique said: “My wish is that Pedro stays, but there are circumstances in his contract and I will respect his opinion if he wants to leave,” Enrique is quoted as saying by Daily Star.
However it now seems Enrique is not keen to allow the long-serving winger to leave the club, and the Red Devils face a nervous wait.
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