Chelsea ace Cesc Fabregas backs friend and team-mate Pedro to make a big Premier League impact following £21million move

  • Pedro arrived at Stamford Bridge from La Liga Barcelona earlier this week 
  • Chelsea snapped Spaniard up from under the noses of Manchester United 
  • Cesc Fabregas has backed Pedro to become big hit in the Premier League 
  • Fabregas feels Pedro will over the west London side another vital option 

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has backed new team-mate Pedro to make a big impact in the Premier League this season.

Pedro arrived at Stamford Bridge from Barcelona earlier this week in a deal worth £21million - right under the noses of rivals Manchester United.

Fabregas played alongside Pedro at Barcelona and he believes it won’t be long before Pedro starts showing fans why Jose Mourinho snapped him up.

 Spaniard Pedro arrived at Stamford Bridge from Barcelona earlier this week in a deal worth £21million

 Spaniard Pedro arrived at Stamford Bridge from Barcelona earlier this week in a deal worth £21million

Cesc Fabregas has backed new team-mate Pedro to make a big impact in the Premier League this season

Cesc Fabregas has backed new team-mate Pedro to make a big impact in the Premier League this season

‘It is a big boost for us to have signed him. Especially as other clubs were interested in him,’ Fabregas told The Sun.

‘He is something we need in our squad. We have so many players who play really well with the ball and are fantastic footballers.

‘But we do not have so many who can get beyond defenders and really stretch teams. With Pedro, we can now have someone who can do that whether in the middle or on the wing.

‘He comes inside and always wants to score goals. He loves the feeling of being in the area and that will be important for us because offensively we need to start scoring goals.’ 

 Pedro joins in a training session with his new-teammates following his move from Barcelona to Chelsea

 Pedro joins in a training session with his new-teammates following his move from Barcelona to Chelsea

 Pedro speaks with new manager Jose Mourinho following his £21m arrival at Stamford Bridge this week

 Pedro speaks with new manager Jose Mourinho following his £21m arrival at Stamford Bridge this week

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