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Chelsea move already bearing fruit for Pedro

Chelsea move already bearing fruit for Pedro

 Chelsea forward Pedro Rodriguez has admitted his move from Barcelona last month will enhance his chances of playing a major role at next year`s European Championships with Spain.

Pedro Rodriguez denies rejecting Manchester United offer to avoid Louis van Gaal

Pedro Rodriguez denies rejecting Manchester United offer to avoid Louis van Gaal

Chelsea summer recruit Pedro has dismissed reports that he refused a move to Manchester United because he was averse to working under coach Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.

Premier League: Top 10 transfer window deals

Premier League: Top 10 transfer window deals

AFP Sports lists the 10 biggest incoming Premier League transfers of the close-season transfer window after the deadline passed on Tuesday (fees approximate and as reported by British media):

Thibaut Courtois expects Pedro to help Eden Hazard return to form

Thibaut Courtois expects Pedro to help Eden Hazard return to form

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois believes the arrival of Pedro Rodriguez will help Eden Hazard to rediscover his peak form when Crystal Palace visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho key to Pedro Rodriguez choosing Chelsea

Jose Mourinho key to Pedro Rodriguez choosing Chelsea

 Spanish international Pedro Rodriguez has admitted that Jose Mourinho played a major role in convincing him to join the English champions ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City.

EPL Gameweek 3: Pedro earns Chelsea win, Manchester City reclaim summit

EPL Gameweek 3: Pedro earns Chelsea win, Manchester City reclaim summit

Debutant Pedro Rodriguez inspired 10-man Chelsea to a 3-2 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, while Manchester City recaptured the Premier League summit by winning 2-0 at Everton.

Pedro scores, Terry sent off in Chelsea win at at West Bromwich

Pedro scores, Terry sent off in Chelsea win at at West Bromwich

Pedro Rodriguez produced a goal and an assist on his debut as Chelsea survived the dismissal of captain John Terry to prevail 3-2 at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Coach Jose Mourinho was major reason behind joining Chelsea: Pedro Rodriguez

Coach Jose Mourinho was major reason behind joining Chelsea: Pedro Rodriguez

Head coach Jose Mourinho was one of the biggest motivating factors to join English football champions Chelsea, the club's new forward Pedro Rodriguez has said.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal backs Ed Woodward over transfer misses

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal backs Ed Woodward over transfer misses

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday that he had total confidence in executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to deliver the goods for the club in the transfer market.

Chelsea sign Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez

Chelsea sign Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez

English champions Chelsea have agreed a deal with Barcelona for the signing of Spanish international winger Pedro Rodriguez, both clubs announced on Thursday.

Sergio Busquets wants Pedro Rodriguez to stay at Barcelona

FC Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets said on Thursday that he wants teammate Pedro Rodriguez to stay on at the Spanish football club, but stressed that it is up to the winger to take a call on his future.

UEFA Super Cup: Pedro Rodriguez shines as Barcelona beat Sevilla in nine-goal classic

UEFA Super Cup: Pedro Rodriguez shines as Barcelona beat Sevilla in nine-goal classic

Barcelona added the UEFA Super Cup to their treble win of trophies last season despite blowing a 4-1 lead with a stunning 5-4 win over Sevilla thanks to Pedro Rodriguez`s extra time winner.

Barcelona pegs Pedro's buyout clause at $32.6 mn

Barcelona pegs Pedro's buyout clause at $32.6 mn

FC Barcelona has no intention of disposing of its forward Pedro Rodriguez, but any team that wants to enlist his services will have pay 30 million euros ($32.6 million) for his buyout clause, the Catalan club's new technical secretary Robert Fernandez has said.

Louis Van Gaal coy on Manchester United's transfer target

Louis Van Gaal coy on Manchester United's transfer target

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has admitted he plans to sign another striker but hinted that reports linking Thomas Muller or Pedro Rodriguez to a move to Old Trafford were wide of the mark. 

Hot-shot Neymar realises Champions League dream

Hot-shot Neymar realises Champions League dream

 Brazil star Neymar became the Champions League`s joint top scorer on Saturda by scoring Barcelona`s final goal in their 3-1 win over Juventus.

Barcelona extend deal of striker Pedro Rodriguez

Barcelona extend deal of striker Pedro Rodriguez

FC Barcelona announced on Thursday the contract extension of Spanish forward Pedro Rodriguez until the end of June 2019.

Spain lacking experience in key Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain lacking experience in key Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has a dilemma in picking his side to entertain Ukraine in their Euro 2016 football qualifying game in Seville on Friday night.

Luis Enrique unfazed by Luis Suarez petulance

Luis Enrique unfazed by Luis Suarez petulance

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique refused to be drawn on Tuesday over Luis Suarez’s petulant reaction to being substituted in the weekend win over Granada.

Luis Suarez opens La Liga account, Lionel Messi at double as Barcelona win big

Luis Suarez opens La Liga account, Lionel Messi at double as Barcelona win big

Luis Suarez scored his first La Liga goal and Lionel Messi netted twice as Barcelona moved to within a point of leaders Real Madrid with a 5-0 thrashing of Cordoba in their final game of the year.

Messi winner maintains Barca`s title hopes

Barcelona maintained their slim chances of retaining their La Liga title as they came from behind to beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Sunday.