Euro Football Rumours

Lazio eyeing move for Chelsea winger Pedro

Chelsea winger Pedro Rodriguez has emerged as a surprise target for Lazio in the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian media, Lazio are eyeing move for Chelsea winger Pedro Rodriguez.

The Spain international joined Chelsea from Barcelona for a fee in the region of 27 million euros in August 2015. His contract expires in the summer of 2019.

Pedro made 131 appearances across all competitions for Chelsea, scoring 28 goals and supplying 20 assists in return.

The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best wingers in Spain.

His record for Spain is also impressive. Pedro has scored 17 goals in 65 matches for Spain at senior level.


Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Rodriguez


The winger has just 12 months remaining on his contract and Chelsea may consider a deal in this transfer window to avoid losing him for nothing next summer.

Simone Inzaghi wants to sign a new winger and Pedro Rodriguez is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.

Lazio are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

According to Football Italia (via La Repubblica, CalcioNews24 and, “Reports are growing that Chelsea winger Pedro Rodriguez is being lined up by Lazio as a replacement for Felipe Anderson. According to La Repubblica, CalcioNews24 and, Pedro is the latest name Lazio are considering after the likes of Arjen Robben, Joel Campbell, Xherdan Shaqiri and Demarai Gray. The former Barcelona attacker fell out of favour at Chelsea last season and has only a year left on his contract at Stamford Bridge. Furthermore, the Blues would be ready to accept an offer of ‘around €25m’ for the 30-year-old – at least €15m less than what West Ham reportedly agreed to pay the Aquile for Anderson.”


Signing the 30-year-old in the summer transfer window would be a masterstroke from Simone Inzaghi.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Lazio.

Will Pedro be a Lazio player soon? Only time will tell.

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