Andre Schurrle

Chelsea are being showing their interest in german sparkling star Bayer Leverkusen winger Andre Schurrle to fill up the boots of Didier Drogba.

Di Matteo has been given the go-ahead to up his offer for the 21-year-old Bayer Leverkusen striker and provide fresh strength lead the front.

Andre Schurrle

The young 21-year-old has already been the subject of a £21million bid from Chelsea but was told by Bayer director Rudi Voller that he was very much valuable to the side and that they may not be able to recruit a perfect replacement.

“Chelsea’s interest was really solid & Chelsea would have been very interesting for me,” The striker highlighted in Kicker magazine last month after news of the bid came out.

He also added,“You don’t get a chance like that very often in your life”.

The talented young Bayer Leverkusen man has been on the radar since a successful season in the Bundesliga followed by some cameos at Euro 2012, and opening offers have been rebuffed.

The People claim blues are ready to go with a bid of £25million after Roman Abramovich gave manager Roberto di Matteo the green light to increase his bid.


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