Pedro, during a training


Pedro is clear: "If Barça calls me, I leave everything"

Published:27/12/2019 - 13:04h

Updated:27/12/2019 - 13:04h

Pedro Rodríguez triumphed at FC Barcelona before going to Chelsea. The next month of June ends contract with Londoners and would love to return

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Pedro Rodríguez formed part of the filial of the FC Barcelona to the orders of Pep Guardiola, technician that trusted he to form part of the first staff. The Canarian did not take in doing a gap in the team, leaving in the bench to a star like Zlatan Ibrahimovic. His opportunism and his capacity goleadora turned him into a fundamental player and also very wanted.

Besides, Pedro turned into the first player of the history in marking in all the competitions. The Canarian forward attained to annotate in the Supercopa of Spain, the Supercopa of Europe, the Glass of Rey, the League, the Champions League and the World-wide of Clubs, establishing a new mark in the Barcelona team. His attitude and humility left footprint in the Camp Nou, but the trident formed by Messi, Neymar and Suárez subtracted him leadership and decided to test luck in Chelsea.

In summer of 2020 finishes agreement with the FC Barcelona and, in an interview for L'Esportiu, ensured that it would love him go back to the Barça. "If they call me, I leave it everything", said, between laughs, adding that "there was a moment this pre-season, when we play against the Barça, that, after speaking with the míster, saw a possibility. But the door closed fast. To these heights, do not know what will happen with me, only that finish agreement with Chelsea to final of season".

"Messi always was very generous with the team"

Pedro left clear that his memory of the FC Barcelona is unforgettable, so much by the titles as by the people that surrounded him in his stage like culé. "When I went me to England was not the same player neither the same person that when I arrived to Barcelona. What have clear is that, of the Barça, carried me more fellow and affection that titles", ensured.

The Tenerifean explained also the reasons that carried him to go of the Barça. "At the end it did not play as much as it wanted and it arrived an opportunity. I do not have at all that reproach and less to Luis Enrique, that always was very sincere with me. It left it to me very clear, never deceived me. Also it was something evident that, with Neymar, Messi and Suárez, to me did not arrive me minutes by a lot of that struggled; this saw it any one", commented.

Also elogió to Leo Messi, of the one who saves a big memory. "Always I had clear that I was there to help and deep down think that all knew which was our paper. Above all, was Leo. But we did not play for him, we played with him, to his side. And he was very grateful. Memory that some time that did him a good pass and finished in goal and when we celebrated it said me: 'Thank you, che!' And you thought: 'Thank you? Thanks to you for being so good!'", it explained.

About the Argentinian, stood out his big compañerismo. "I read always it was very generous with the team, he helped us to his way and we, to ours. It is an excellent mate, seems me a type genial. We have lived a lot of together things, a lot of parties, a lot of goals. And I if it had to run more than anybody, ran so happy. The truth that happened it to me very well", said.

The Barça of Guardiola

Pedro explained that Guardiola always asked them maximum effort and big intensity. "It was a team of a lot of sacrifice and effort, that insisted and insisted... Therefore some titles win them of way agónica. Memory Guardiola saying us at the beginning that it would forgive us anything less than did not encourage us. It insisted us a lot. No only in the filial. To me, of course, always it asked me a lot of defensive intensity", manifested.

The Canarian explained an anecdote with the Catalan technician. "Memory split against the Inter that said me: "You concern you of the side, that do not go up. And, when distraction, win him the back". And I there, slope to cover more than to attack, until it won him the back. I think that I marked them a pair of goals like this. As always, Pep had reason", concluded, between laughs.

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