Former Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez is currently enjoying life at Stamford Bridge, and has recently spoken out about the differences between his current team and the La Liga champions

Pedro is relishing his important first-team role under new manager Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge. The 29-year-old is enjoying a good season, as the Blues are on an 11-game winning streak and sit top of the Premier League table.

The Spaniard is no stranger to this situation though, having been part of a dominant Barcelona team for most of his professional career. Pedro recently spoke of the difference between the two clubs, stressing on the unpredictability and difficulty of the Premier League.

“It’s not new for me, but it’s difficult in this league,” said Pedro, in an interview with the Telegraph.

“It’s different here. At Barcelona, it’s normal to win most of the games and sometimes it’s too easy.”

“It’s very different in Spain. Barca have many opportunities all the time to win matches, which in England is very difficult because the challenges are greater. You can see it week after week – the top teams lose to a team near the bottom because everybody is very good and the competition is very tough.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Pedro (C) of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Diego Costa (L) during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on November 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Pedro said it was sometimes “too easy” at Barcelona (Photo courtesy Clive Rose/Getty Images)

The 29-year-old arrived from Barcelona in the summer of 2015 amidst some big expectations, but his debut season unfolded more like a horror story than a fairy tale. For most of the season, Pedro was part of a woefully under-performing side who had become whooping boys in the Premier League.

The Blues resurgence this season under Conte has turned the tables around completely, and Pedro has been a key part of their revival. The Spaniard is now a first-choice attacker in the starting XI, ahead of the likes of Willian and Cesc Fabregas in the pecking order.

Pedro has made 18 appearances for Chelsea this season across all competitions, scoring three goals and providing five assists. He is part of a fearsome front three that also consists of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa, and the trio seem to have forged a good connection.

The Spaniard also speaks about Antonio Conte in the interview, saying that he is the toughest task master he’s worked with. However, Pedro clearly believes that the Italian’s methods are working, and the winger will be hoping to add a Premier League title to his list of honours this season.

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