Pedro Rodriguez undergoes surgery and could miss start of next season with Roma

Pedro Rodriguez undergoes surgery and could miss start of next season with Roma

- Pedro Rodriguez has undergone surgery and will miss the start of next season

- The 33-year-old got the injury in the FA Cup final against Arsenal played at Wembley

- Rodriguez will be playing for Roma in the 2020/21 League season in Europe

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Spanish football star Pedro Rodriguez is now on the verge of missing the start of next season after sustaining shoulder injury in Chelsea's FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal.

The former Barcelona star sustained the injury towards the end of the encounter at the Wembley stadium and was taken out of the stadium for medical treatment.

According to the report on UK Sun, the 33-year-old has undergone surgery and has been told that he will need at least six weeks for him to recover.

The report added that Pedro has signed a two-year deal with Serie A side Roma and the FA Cup defeat against Arsenal was his last game for Chelsea.

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Chelsea netted the first goal in the encounter through Christian Pulisic in which the Blues' fans thought that their side would win the game.

But Arsenal came back strong after they conceded at Wembley and Aubameyang scored twice to give the Gunners 2-1 win.

The 2020/21 Serie A season will start on September 19 in which the Premier League will kickoff a week later.

Pedro will only just be getting back into training by then meaning he will probably have to sit out the first couple of weeks of life at his new club.

“He’s not happy to end his time at Chelsea like this; with an injury and not lifting the FA Cup.

“Now he is focused on recovery. He wants to disconnect after a long season and come back in the best possible form at his new club,'' a source explained according to UK Sun.

Pedro Rodriguez undergoes surgery and will miss start of next season with Roma

Pedro Rodriguez undergoes surgery and will miss start of next season with Roma (photo" Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea battle German League champions Bayern Munich this weekend for a chance to reach Champions League quarterfinals.

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But they will have to overturn their 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their fixture before football went on suspension in March.

The game will also help boost their morale after last Saturday's FA Cup defeat to Arsenal at Wembley Stadium.

However, Frank Lampard faces a huge task with nine of his key players are either injured or unfit for the crunch clash as reported by SunSport.

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