Chelsea Transfer News: Blues Target £25m German

By on August 6, 2012

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Chelsea are linked with a swoop for Andre Schurrle.

André Schürrle

Chelsea are ready to push ahead with a £25m swoop for Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle, according to the Mirror.

Boss Roberto Di Matteo is on the look-out for a replacement for the departed Didier Drogba and has given the green-light for the club to launch a move for the German forward.

The Italian identified Schurrle as a possible addition after being left impressed by the 21-year-old’s performances for Leverkusen last season, but he saw his opening bids rejected by the Germans – who were adamant they would hang on to the talented youngster.

However, the Mirror claim that Chelsea are now ready to return with an improved £25m bid, which is an offer that should prove to good to refuse for Bayer, with personal terms thought to be nothing more than a formality.

The European champions have signing young skillful attackers this summer with Eden Hazard, Marko Marin and Oscar all making the move to Stamford Bridge, but Di Matteo wants to add a physical presence up front following the departure of Drogba, and Schurrle fits the bill perfectly.

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43 Comments

  1. Marc CFC/BKK

    August 6, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    Keep reading this; but have we actually bid 25mill….? from what source or sauce..? hey I rate him and rather pay 25mill for a 22 yr old like him than 40mill for a 26 yr old like Hulk (rate Hulk but not at 40mill) but who says this? Roman’s toilet paper dispenser servant…yes ares wiper? I mean, I doknow man but hope there’s some legs on it.

  2. samrat deshmukh

    August 6, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    I have seen him playing more than few times for Byren leverkusen as well as for German National team. He looks very good for National team than at club level may be because the presence of better players around him makes him more comfortable.
    I can see only one of Schurle or Victor Moses to join chelsea. Though i guess Victor moses will find it difficult to break in Chelsea team even on bench may be looking at our crowded midfield.
    While Andre Schurle is more than capable of breaking into our first team squad as he can play on one of the wings position when F. Torres will play upfront as our alone striker.
    I will suggest go for him….
    up blues…..
    samrat

  3. gary

    August 6, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    I think Schurrie (21) is first choice and Lewandowski (23) is second. Moses is a bench substitute.

  4. davidson smart

    August 6, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    Chelsea should G̶̲̥̅o̶̲̥̅ Απϑ buy top strker ‎​D̶̲̥̅̊a†̥
    will replace torres Απϑ good rit back like avaro per.

  5. roast

    August 6, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    His a nice player, so that he can support Tores in the striking role.We also need right back,that will support Invanovic,the likes of Cesar or Micon.Thanks,Blue for life.

  6. cfc

    August 6, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Options that suits Chelsea 1 Demba ba 2 lewandowski 3 cavani 4 Hulk

  7. Igwe obosi

    August 6, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    Is gud to

  8. francisco tolu

    August 6, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    its nice but we still need the service of v. mose and a right back to support ivannovic,up blue

  9. Amadi

    August 6, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    Please chelsea should sign hulk or landwosiki

  10. Henry

    August 6, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    Why andre i prefer lewandoski.Blues wt untd 2 snatch away d perfect striker frm dem.We can sign moses 12m 4 lewandoski til next season.Up blues

  11. Desmond

    August 6, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    Pls.tell roman chelsea need a right back to suport ivanovich.

  12. idowu oluwatobi

    August 6, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    i will like chelsea to go for mario Gotze or marco Rues as back up striker for F.Torres.

  13. Amoszico

    August 6, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    Get us v moses,hulk nd right back

  14. Kel

    August 6, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    Am not happy at all when i saw chelsea fan said we should buy hulk. Huik for what he is too heavy to take drogba boot he is not d type we really need believe watch him in d olympic he worthles dat amount of 40million.

  15. elocee

    August 6, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    all am saying is dat cfc needs a sharper striker dat will use passes created by our talented midflieders effectively.

  16. Chidi Peter

    August 6, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    25ml for schurle, hm is he better than moses? I can here a racist already puting moses on the bench favouring schurle for first team start, i believe moses is far better than schurle

  17. Kenny

    August 6, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    Get v.moses 4us

  18. Mike

    August 6, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    All i knw z dat we shld make our signin b4 d season kick off in oda 2 get our ass 2gether nd see hw we can beat like of city nd united 2 epl throph, victor moses deal almost don in d next 48hr dea wil annouce d signin of moses

  19. Franklin chibuike

    August 7, 2012 at 1:13 am

    Cfc shd sign moses ad hulk ad right back up blues

  20. Kipz

    August 7, 2012 at 3:02 am

    He is gud..bt i want to see Lowandoski at bridge plz n right back..

  21. Paschal

    August 7, 2012 at 4:39 am

    The German striker can’t replace drogba, pls get v. Moses, Lewandowski and a right back.

  22. Magic Finger

    August 7, 2012 at 5:13 am

    The German andre is young guy full of talent i will be happy to welcome him and Moses for right back i guess we should forget about it for now since we have Sam Hutchinson a young promising right back with a lot of experience lets give him some chance and see how it goes till January. because we still have Poulo Fererre. All we need now just 2 signing Victor and Andre. But if power is in my hand i tempt Atlantico Madrid on name your price for Radamel Falcao he is perfect replacement of our Legend D.Drogba

  23. freddy

    August 7, 2012 at 5:32 am

    I think we victor moses,he is beta dan malouda,marin is injury prone and he can play anywhere in de attack so is sayin he is a bench warmer,shurrie is good backup striker for torres n also a right winger den for right back we have a young brazilian on de way name wallace dos santos n hutchison also todd kane no need throwing away cash den we wait till january..

  24. freddy

    August 7, 2012 at 5:33 am

    I think we need victor moses,he is beta dan malouda,marin is injury prone and he can play anywhere in de attack so sayin he is a bench warmeris baseless,shurrie is good backup striker for torres n also a right winger den for right back we have a young brazilian on de way name wallace dos santos n hutchison also todd kane no need throwing away cash den we wait till january..

  25. Dayor

    August 7, 2012 at 5:38 am

    No doubt about it that moses will not see first team actions wit us compared to Schurle(even if we only signed him@Moses). Let’s get Falcao or dis Schurle den Azpi in right. We’ll rule Europe @ least once in the next 3years.

  26. Dayor

    August 7, 2012 at 5:43 am

    I want football lovers to also note the Germans to be a very good footballers inspite of their position…. ppl lyk Muller, Kroos, Gotze…e t c, I suggest we go for this german(Schurle)

  27. juna

    August 7, 2012 at 6:28 am

    Pls sign schurle,moses n cesar..

  28. Orange aba

    August 7, 2012 at 6:55 am

    we should get moses as an option for premier league experience he has, then buy cavani to replace drogba and a right back for bosingwa’s replacement and we are ready for the season.

  29. Nonso uhulebo noncruz

    August 7, 2012 at 7:30 am

    Chelsea need a great centre forward like former Dider drogba 2 replace d gap on d top 9. Cavani wud hv been better but his amount is too expensive.. Lets go 4 a brazilian striker b4 season begins.. That wil be hard 4 us 2 rely on torres.. Pls lets make a gud signing by a move 4 a strong centre fowarder b4 new season begins.!

  30. wallance edcavani

    August 7, 2012 at 8:08 am

    what is d essence of buy ppl dat will rot in d bench! Let the likes of maluda,ferera,go on loan or sale, and if u want to spend heavyly on striker go for ramadel facao or better still get neyman and maura. Just like iniester ”oscar”,xavi ”maura” and messi ”neyman” now no one i mean no one can stand the tree and we rule for decade to come

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