Pedro has held discussions about a return to Barcelona
Chelsea winger Pedro has revealed to beIN SPORTS that he has held discussions with Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu about a shock return to the Nou Camp - after just a single season with the Blues.
Pedro joined Chelsea from Barcelona last summer for a fee thought to be in the region of £22 million, and whilst he scored on his debut against West Brom, he has struggled to cement his place at Stamford Bridge.
Tottenham's Mousa Dembele and Chelsea's Pedro in action
The Spaniard did still make 27 league appearances, scoring seven goals.
But after a turbulent 12 months in West London, the Spanish international seems to have decided he has had enough of life in England, and has sought out a potential move back to Barcelona.
"Hopefully [I can return to Barcelona], I know it's difficult, I spoke with the president when we saw each other at the Cup final and I also spoke with all the people who love me there," he told beIN SPORTS.
"It's complicated, but I've always said I would like to retire at Barca.
"The years have passed and Barca have some of the best players in the world, it's a very demanding club and coming back is complicated, but I can't rule it out.
Pedro in training with Spain
"I spent 11 or 12 years in Barcelona, my family are there and a lot of my friends, as well. The fans love me a lot, I felt valued by the club, and it's always very tough to leave the club of your dreams.
"Ultimately, I had to make that decision because I saw that my chances had become exhausted."
Pedro did make Vincente Del Bosque's 23 man Spain squad for this summer's European Championships that are currently being held in France.
Will Pedro be a Chelsea player next season?
Spain won their opening fixture against the Czech Republic 1-0, thanks to late header from Pedro's former team-mate Gerard Pique.
Pedro featured came on as a late substitute in that game, but it seems he will be hoping that he will feature alongside Pique more frequently next season.