Manchester United target Pedro Rodriguez is set to leave Barcelona this summer and is on his way to the Premier League, according to his mother.
The Barcelona winger has been linked with a Premier league move all summer and it seems the story has legs after the player’s mother confirmed that her son is on his way to England.
Manchester United Transfer: Pedro keen to leave
The Spanish international is thought to be frustrated with the lack of game time at Barcelona and is keen to get more minutes.
Pedro already informed his teammates about the desire to leave last month, and it seems a transfer is close.
Further, manager Luis Enrique confirmed that Barcelona are powerless in this situation and if a club is willing to pay his buyout, the transfer will happen.
Pedro Transfer: Much needed upgrade
Manchester United are in need of goals and creativity from out wide and Pedro seems like the ideal candidate. The Barcelona attacker would be a perfect foil for captain, Wayne Rooney and a much needed upgrade on Valencia and Young.
Manchester United Transfer: Life after Di Maria
Further, with Di maria set to leave United, the team will be short on attacking midfielders and it seems Pedro and Januzaj are set for a key role next season.
Pedro has a buyout clause of €30m and United have no qualms about the fee.
The money from the Di maria sale is expected to be invested in Pedro and a centre back.