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Chelsea ace reveals he’s spoken to former club about La Liga return

PedroChelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern have been stunned today after hearing an admission by one of their big names, who has held talks regarding a potential exit.

BeIn Sports quote Chelsea winger Pedro Rodriguez as confirming he has held talks with Barcelona about a potential return to the Nou Camp, following a disappointing maiden campaign in the Premier League.

“Hopefully [I can return to Barcelona], I know it’s difficult, I spoke with the president when we saw each other at the Cup final and I also spoke with all the people who love me there. It’s complicated, but I’ve always said I would like to retire at Barca.”

“The years have passed and Barca have some of the best players in the world, it’s a very demanding club and coming back is complicated, but I can’t rule it out. I spent 11 or 12 years in Barcelona, my family are there and a lot of my friends, as well. The fans love me a lot, I felt valued by the club, and it’s always very tough to leave the club of your dreams.”

“Ultimately, I had to make that decision because I saw that my chances had become exhausted.”

Pedro scored just eight goals in all competitions for Chelsea last season, having sealed a move to the Premier League in August 2015, and our landlord reckons Antonio Conte might not have a place for him in his new-look side.

Chelsea fans, should Pedro be axed this summer? Let us know in the comments below!

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