Manchester United target Pedro is believed to have undergone a Chelsea medical ahead of a potential £22million move from Barcelona, according to Marca, as reported by the Express.
The 28-year-old was closing in on a switch to Old Trafford after club chief executive Ed Woodward flew to Spain in order to finalize the transfer.
United were in pole position to sign the forward after triggering his £22million release clause as he was said to have already agreed personal terms with the club.
However, the Blues looked to have hijacked the deal after they recently entered the race for his services and is believed to have made a better offer.
Manager Jose Mourinho is under pressure to add more players to his squad this summer after the current Premier League champions are yet to register their first victory.
They only managed to pick up a point from the 2-2 draw against Swansea City on opening day while suffering a shocking 3-0 defeat at the hands of title rivals Manchester City at the weekend.