DAILY POST: Pedro reveals how Jose Mourinho convinced him to snub Manchester United for Chelsea.
The Kenyan DAILY POST
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - Pedro has revealed his conversation with Jose Mourinho that convinced
him to sign for Chelsea despite interest from Manchester United.
The Spanish winger was widely
expected the move to Old Trafford last month but the premier league champions
hijacked the move.
The 28-year old told El
Pais: "If he (Mourinho) has promised me a place? No, he made me feel
important. There is no football player in the world who knows he will always
play, I'm not that stupid.
"Well, I guess that (Lionel)
Messi knows he will always play because there is no one better than him in the
team, I do not.
"Mourinho didn't promise me
anything because a coach cannot promise anything. This was a good discussion,
he explained the situation of the team, he told me what he expected of me and I
heard what I wanted to hear, I would be significant, with me the team will
"It gave me confidence."
Pedro has scored and registered an
assist in two games for Chelsea so far.
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