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Pedro reveals he joined Chelsea because 'they resolved the situation the quickest'

It seemed the attacker was set to join Manchester United last week.
Aug 24th 2015, 1:03 PM 5,665 13

IT’S HARDLY MUSIC to the ears of Chelsea fans but you certainly can’t question Pedro’s honesty.

At his farewell press conference in Barcelona, the attacker was asked why he had moved to London when so many had expected him to join Manchester United.

“I’m grateful so many clubs were interested in me, such as Manchester United and City”, he said.

Chelsea were the club that resolved the situation the quickest and who showed the most interest in me.”

The 28-year-old’s comments will surely serve to frustrate United fans even more. At the weekend, their side struggled to a scoreless draw at home to Newcastle and lacked any great verve in the final third. Meanwhile, Pedro scored one and created one on his Chelsea debut.

Pedro has essentially backed up what his agent had to say about the transfer saga last week. Antonio Sanz spoke of how United ‘fell asleep’ with Chelsea moving fast, ‘like a lightning bolt’ to secure the Spaniard’s services.

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