20 Aug Official: Pedro signs for Chelsea
Chelsea have confirmed they have completed the signing of Barcelona attacker Pedro for €30 million (£21 million).
The 28-year-old, who has won five La Liga titles and three Champions League winner medals, missed out on Barca training on Thursday to undergo a medical.
The forward looked at one point to be heading for Manchester United but the Blues have won the race to land the Spain international.
The length of contract has not yet been disclosed.
— Pedro Rodríguez (@_Pedro17_) August 20, 2015
He told the official Chelsea website: “I am very happy to be here. 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 club statement said:”The club wishes to publicly express its gratitude to Pedro Rodríguez for his professionalism and dedication while with the club, as well as to wish him all the best in the future.”