"Cesc is a great player for the team. [If he joins Chelsea] then that's a pity for Barca," Pedro said.
"I haven't spoken to him. He's focused on the World Cup. I think he's a great midfielder, very complete, and if he goes it will be a shame for Barca.
"People have the right to judge players but I don't really understand it.
"He's always given his all and he had a good season. The numbers speak for themselves.
"Barca didn't have a good season, without winning any trophies, so I don't understand why one player is criticised.
"Cesc is a professional and always shows it."
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