The former Barcelona star has revealed why he ditched the Camp Nou outfit for a move to Chelsea in the summer of 2015, according to to report.
Pedro wanted a new life and experience back then in the summer of 2015 when he left Barcelona for a move to Stamford Bridge, the Lazio attacker was a La Masia graduate and before his move to Chelsea, he has not experienced what it’s like to play for other clubs.
Pedro,35, spent seven years at Camp Nou joining Chelsea and then AS Roma before he now joined forces with eternal rivals Lazio, where he is currently enjoying game time under manager Maurizio Sarri with whom he won the Europa League in 2018/19.
As reported by FutbolRed (via La Lazio Siamo Noi), the Spaniard has revealed why he decided to part ways with his boyhood club.
“It would have been easier to stay and keep winning, but it was time to try new experiences elsewhere.”
Pedro won five La Liga titles, three Copa Del Rey titles, four Supercopa de Espana, three Champions League, two Uefa Super Cups and two FIFA World Club Cups with the Blaugrana before he made a switch to Chelsea where he won a Premier League title, FA Cup and the UEFA Europa League.
According to the striker, he never felt at the centre of Barcelona’s project under then-manager Luis Enrique. However, his affection for the Blaugrana remains strong.
Pedro is currently plying his second campaign in the Biancocelesti colours, looking relatively more comfortable in the sky-blue colours than the maroon-red of Roma.