– Pedro Rodriguez joins Roma on a three-year deal
– The 33-year-old underwent medical at the club earlier today and his deal will expire in 2023
– Pedro spent five years at Chelsea winning one Europa League, Premier League and an FA Cup title
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Spanish winger Pedro Rodriguez has joined Italian League giants AS Roma as a free agent after undergoing medical at the club.
The former Barcelona star parted ways with Chelsea this summer following the expiration of his contract with the Premier League outfit.
Having joined the Blues from Barcelona five years ago, the 33-year-old was part of their Europa League success last year.
He also won an EPL title and one FA Cup during his reign at Stamford Bridge while scoring 43 goals and 28 assists in 206 appearances across competitions.
The World Cup winner with Spain signed a three-year deal with the Giallorossi and his contract is due to expire in June 2023.
While reacting to his move to the Serie A club, Pedro told the club’s official website: “I’m delighted to be here at Roma.
“I’m excited for this challenge and to compete to achieve our targets over the coming seasons. “I want to thank the fans for the welcome they’ve given me. I hope to make them happy.”
The attacker was not part of the Chelsea team that lost the FA Cup title to London rivals Arsenal at the Wembley Stadium earlier this month.
Frank Lampard’s men’s took the lead in the game but a Pierre-Emerich Aubamenyang’s brace turned the table around for the Gunners.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea are on the verge of landing Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz in a £90 million deal this summer.
The 21-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge all summer long as the Blues continued to beef up their squad for competition next campaign.
Having already signed off Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech, Frank Lampard is not satisfied with his set up for the 2020-21 season.
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