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Pedro Chelsea announce signing of Barcelona forward

Chelsea have announced that they have signed Barcelona forward Pedro after hijacking Man United's move for the Spain international

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Chelsea have announced the £21.1million signing of Pedro from Barcelona on a four-year deal.

After a dismal start to the season, Jose Mourinho hijacked Manchester United's move for the forward and have now completed deal.

United have been after the forward all summer but have reportedly pulled out after learning that the Spain International is interested in a move to London.

Chelsea according to Daily Mail  paid £19million up front to Barcelona for Pedro and the 28-year-old will be reunited with former Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas at Stamford Bridge.

 

Pedro underwent medicals on Wednesday, August 19 and later took to his Twitter account to confirm that he has

The 28-year-old  expressed his delight in joining Chelsea and revealed that he is at the club to continue wining trophies.

 

"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."

Pedro is Chelsea's fourth addition this summer after signing Asmir Begovic, Radamel Falcao and Abdul Baba Rahman.

After losing their target to Chelsea, United have turned their attention to getting Southampton's Sadio Mane.

Watch Pedro tell a Barcelona fans that he will be leaving,  below:

Pedro makes a fan cry after admitting he will be leaving for Manchester United

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