Despite his young age, FC Barcelona have used him frequently and he is an essential part of the first team’s system.
Today Pedri revealed that things could have been very different for him as other clubs were interested in him, including Barcelona’s arch-rivals Real Madrid.
Real Madrid was a probability
Pedri has been on trial at Real Madrid in the past, but the club haven’t offered him a full-time contract. He has now said he would have accepted if given the chance.
Speaking to Mundo Deportivo, he said: “I think so. My ambition was to make my way as a professional footballer and it would have been very difficult to turn down an offer from one of the biggest clubs in Europe. history of this sport.
“That train passed and two years later I ended up signing for the team of my dreams. That of my family and that of my first football idol, Andres Iniesta. I’ve always said it, I’m a Barca player since I was a kid,” he added.
Since signing with FC Barcelona, Pedri has made 61 appearances and has become a vital player in all of the club’s competitions.
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