The scorer of an early and important strike on Sunday afternoon, Spanish winger Pedro has revealed that he was nearly not at the club beyond the summer after hold talks over a return to form club Barcelona as the winger told a Catalan radio station:
“I spoke to [Barcelona president Josep Maria] Bartomeu and it looked as though I’d return to Barcelona last summer. But I think the talks were given more importance than they really had…
“If you asked me if I’d like to go back, my answer is obvious, because it is a great club where I have great team-mates and a fanbase that appreciates me.
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