New signing, Pedro Rodriguez has joined the Chelsea squad at Cobham for his first training session this afternoon. The 28-year-old signed a four-year contract following his switch from Barcelona on Thursday, and will join in with Jose Mourinho and the squad ahead of our trip to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Chelsea will pay 30 million euros ($33.54 million) for the
player, three of which will be based on performance, the
Spanish champions said on their website(www.fcbarcelona.es).
adventure at Chelsea and I am here to keep winning titles,”
Pedro told the club website (www.chelseafc.com). “Thanks to the club and the supporters for giving me the opportunity to put the blue shirt on.”
At Chelsea, he will join up with Spain colleagues Diego Costa
and Cesar Azpilicueta, as well as Cesc Fabregas, with whom
he played at Barca between 2011 and 2014.
It is also worth of note that £320k of Pedro’s transfer fee has gone to his hometown club San Isidro, saving them from bankruptcy. Can “pedrito” deliver the goods for Chelsea???