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Mourinho: "I'm impressed that Pedro has left a team that he loves"

"Watching him playing for Barcelona in the last matches, I though he would stay"

Mourinho: "I'm impressed that Pedro has left a team that he loves"
Mourinho: "I'm impressed that Pedro has left a team that he loves"

"Watching him playing for Barcelona in the last matches, I though he would stay"

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Jose Mourinho is delighted with his new signing, Pedro Rodríguez. Chelsea's coach has admitted his admiration for the ambition of the winger leaving a club like Barcelona and trying to succeed in another team. In the press conference before the match against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, the Portuguese also said that watching Pedro's commitment in the last matches with Barcelona, he though he would stay there.

These are his main statements:

Pedro's signing

"Watching his attituded and commitment in the last matches, I though he would stay in Barcelona."

"With Pedro, everything started when he told me he was about to leave the club of his live, of his heart, with which he had won everything."

Admiration for Pedro

"He's played with Messi, all these stars... but he wants more. I'm really happy with this attitude."

"He is one of the best forwards in the world and he came to play."

United offer

"I don't want to say we won, Man United lost," he said. "That's not the point. The point is that Pedro is a player we like a lot."