Reports today stated that Chelsea had agreed a £21million transfer fee with Barcelona for Manchester United target Pedro Rodriguez, and the Spaniard will certainly be bringing a wealth of experience to Stamford Bridge.
If Pedro makes the move to the Premier League, he’ll sit just below a legendary new Manchester United signing for the most trophies won of any player in England’s top flight.
Take a look at the most decorated stars in the EPL…
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11. Ibrahim Afellay – 11
4 Eredivisies; 1 KNVB Cup; 1 FIFA Club World Cup; 1 Champions League; 1 La Liga; 1 Copa del Rey; 1 Super League Greece; 1 Greek Football Cup
The former Barcelona forward has won a number of major titles throughout his career, including the Champions League. It’ll be a huge shock if he adds to his trophy cabinet at the Britannia Stadium.
10. Xherdan Shaqiri – 11
3 Swiss Super Leagues; 2 Swiss Cups; 2 Bundesligas; 2 German Cups; 1 Champions League; 1 FIFA Club World Cup
The Switzerland international recently sealed a shock transfer to Stoke City, and is unbelievably the club’s second player to have previously lifted the Champions League.
9. John Mikel Obi – 11
2 Premier Leagues; 4 FA Cups; 2 League Cups; 1 Champions League; 1 Europa League; 1 Africa Cup of Nations
The Nigeria midfielder appears to have no place in Jose Mourinho’s future plans, but has been crucial in Chelsea’s success over the past nine years.