Manchester United set their sights on Pedro

Published 07/20/2015, 7:57 AM EDT

Manchester United are reportedly very close to completing a £20m move for the Barcelona winger Pedro.


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Pedro, 27, has been linked with several clubs this season along with Chelsea and Liverpool, however it would seem that it is their rival Manchester United who look certain to win the battle for the Barcelona winger.

The news comes as a shocking revelation to many as the player signed a contract extension only last month but after the arrival of Arda Turan he could well be the 3rd choice as forward for Luis Enrique with Messi, Neymar and Suarez having already cemented their positions.

On the other hand Louis Van Gaal is keen to bring in Pedro only if Paris Saint Germain meet Manchester United’s asking price of £70m for Argentine Angel Di Maria. Pedro is being considered as a replacement should Angel Di Maria leave.

Pedro rose through the ranks at La Masia to become one of Barcelona’s first team members.The player is highly rated and has achieved practically everything with the Club and Nation.Though his chances were limited last season due to the front three of MSN the player was amazing whenever he played in the Red shirt.

With the player certain to leave, Barcelona may well be forced to sell the player for a cut-short price of £20m despite his release clause and market value being much higher.



Maharshi Jani

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