Spanish winger Pedro has admitted he nearly left Chelsea in the summer according to The Express.
Pedro who arrived at Stamford Bridge from Barca last summer for £21 million, marked his 50th Blues appearance with a goal inside 30 seconds in the 4-0 win against Man Utd on Sunday.
Pedro has featured in 11 matches for The Blues so far this season after a fresh start with Antonio Conte. It looks like he made the right decision to stay at Stamford Bridge after a terrible debut season under Mourinho.
Pedro had this to say;
“I spoke to [Barcelona president Josep Maria] Bartomeu and it looked as though I’d return to Barcelona last summer, but I think the talks were given more importance than they really had,” Pedro told RAC-1.
“It is difficult to return, even with everything you remember from your old club. If you asked me if I’d like to go back, my answer is obvious, because it is a great club where I have great teammates and a fanbase that appreciates me.
“I’ve always said I’d like to retire at Barcelona but it is very difficult, almost impossible at this point.”