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Chelsea Reach Agreement to Sign Andre Schurrle From Bayer Leverkusen: Daily Soccer Report

andre schurrle Chelsea Reach Agreement to Sign Andre Schurrle From Bayer Leverkusen: Daily Soccer Report

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen to sign German international Andre Schurrle.

“Chelsea Football Club and Bayer 04 Leverkusen have reached an agreement for the transfer of André Schürrle, subject to the completion of legal documentation and related matters, including personal terms and passing a medical,” read a statement on the Chelsea club website.

Schurrle is a versatile player who can play either on the wing or as a striker. While the player will most probably be Jose Mourinho’s first signing at the club under his reappointment, Chelsea have been chasing the signature of Schurrle for several months.

MORE — Andre Schurrle may be the final piece of the puzzle for Chelsea.

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4 Responses to Chelsea Reach Agreement to Sign Andre Schurrle From Bayer Leverkusen: Daily Soccer Report

  1. CTBlues says:

    I wonder if we paid full price for him because I am not seeing anything about DeBruyne going to Bayer on loan.

  2. SF says:

    Doesn’t thrill me as much as a signing of a big, physical striker who will not go to ground on every possession in the box (e.g., Torres. Someone who could be a better target for Mata passes.

  3. CTBlues says:

    Well it looks like Bayer signed Heung-Min Son from Hamburg, so they don’t need DeBruyne.

    http://espnfc.com/news/story/_/id/1475509/chelsea-agree-schurrle-deal?cc=5901

  4. King of Couches says:

    The success of USL Pro teams in the US Open Cup is a glaring cry for relegation in American soccer. Yes, I know it will likely never happen, but still…

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