Barcelona ace Pedro has insisted that he's in a complicated situation at Barcelona as uncertainty continues to surround his long term future in the game, reports the Mirror.
The Spanish ace, who is now 27-years-old, has endured a tricky time at the Nou Camp this term, with the attacking trio of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez ahead of him in the pecking order.
In fact, with just 13 starts in Spain's elite division this season, it now appears that he could be leaving the club behind sooner rather than later.
Article continues below
And there's certainly huge interest in his signature, with the same report from the Mirror suggesting that the Premier League duo of Liverpool and Arsenal are monitoring his current situation.
Pedro, then, has admitted that he will eventually speak with Barcelona as, following his side's thumping 4-0 victory over Almeria, he told reporters: “I’m in a complicated situation.
Article continues below
“When the moment arrives, I will talk to the club.”
It certainly looks set to be an interesting summer for all involved in the Pedro saga with a number of twists potentially on the horizon.
There's no doubt about it Pedro would make a fine coup for either of Arsenal or Liverpool in the upcoming transfer window. At the end of the day, if he's played on a regular basis, he should now be entering the prime of his career and would no doubt excel on English soil.
There certainly appears to be barriers in the way of him moving to either club, however.Arsenal, under the guidance of Arsene Wenger, already have an array of attacking talent in north London, with the likes of Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Pedro's former teammate Alexis Sanchez already plying their trade at the club. Where would Pedro get in this Arsenal side? Could Wenger really accomodate him without moving certain player(s) on?
Liverpool, meanwhile, may well struggle to bring Pedro to Anfield if they miss out on Champions League qualification for next season. It was only a couple of days ago, as reported by the London Evening Standard, that Rodgers admitted that the top players want to be involved in Europe's elite competition: "Most players want to be in the Champions League, but I think also that Liverpool is a great club.
"I said that before I came into the job, and it is been even more rubber-stamped now that I have been here for two-and-a-half-years.
"Liverpool is a phenomenal club that players want to play for, but, of course, players want to play at the top level of the game and if you are not in the Champions League it makes it difficult for you."
After starring at the Nou Camp, would Pedro really be happy with the prospect of Europa League football at Anfield. Liverpool, of course, are a huge club, but would no doubt have to convince Pedro to join them.
Arsenal and Liverpool fans: Would you take Pedro this summer? Have your say in the comments section below!
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/1a2aYpZ