Barcelona have confirmed that Pedro missed training this morning to finalise his switch to Chelsea.
The Spaniard is expected to complete a €30m transfer to the Blues after snubbing Manchester United.
He had been heavily tipped for a move to Old Trafford, but there were hesitations from both parties. Chelsea swooped late for the World Cup winner yesterday, and he immediately flew to London for talks.
And now it seems as though Pedro is on the verge of completing his sudden move to Stamford Bridge.
“Pedro Rodriguez was given special permission by the club to miss training in order to concentrate on matters concerning his future,” read a Barcelona statement.
The 28-year-old has spent his entire career to date at the Camp Nou, but is now leaving after falling down the pecking order in Luis Enrique’s star-studded attack.
He has scored 99 goals in 321 games for Barca despite not being a regular for several seasons.
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