Liverpool & Arsenal target Pedro unsure if he'll stay at Barcelona

Pedro Rodriguez Spain

Forward says first-team place at Camp Nou is not certain, potentially opening door for a move to Manchester United, City, Liverpool and Arsenal.

"I don't know [if I'll stay at Barcelona]," said accomplished forward Pedro Rodriguez Ledesma, 26.

When it comes to attackers, there are arguably fewer who have a trophy cabinet as bulging as the Spaniard, as he is a two-time Champions League winner, four time La Liga winner (all with Barcelona) and a FIFA World Cup winner (with Spain).

He has been a regular first-teamer at Camp Nou since 2009 - five years ago - has two years left to run on his current deal, is valued by at a rather modest £22m but could be available for purchase in the upcoming summer market as his latest quotes, from AS, suggest he is disenchanted with the competition for places at the Blaugrana.

"I'm happy at the club but I don't know what the future holds for me. I'd rather have played more, especially in big games, where I featured less. Overall, I ended up happy because in the games where I played, I was able to help the team a lot. 

"It's not easy to get into the Barcelona team. The coach decided to use other players and I respect his opinion. I don't hold any grudges."

In 28 La Liga stars (37 total appearances), Pedro returned an 85% passing success rate, produced 38 clear-cut goal-scoring opportunities as well as eight assists and 15 goals (one goal or assist every 102 minutes he is on the field).

Throughout the season Pedro has been speculatively linked with a number of Premier League clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United.

He would, though, be needed most at only one of the aforementioned four clubs. United have Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney, City possess Sergio Aguero and Alvaro Negredo and Liverpool can boast Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, however, Arsenal can lay claim to no genuine elite-level striker.

Pedro would not only rival Olivier Giroud for the striker's role, but also be able to supplement the Frenchman in attack by being utilised as a wide forward.

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