Last Updated: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:28
Chelsea have completed the signing of forward Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of £18million on a five-year-deal.
The 22-year-old had been in talks with the Premier League club for some time but negotiations seemed to stall until Jose Mourinho returned to the for his second stint in charge of the Blues recently.
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Schurrle has impressed on the international stage for Germany, helping them to open up a five-point gap at the top of their World Cup 2014 qualification group.
Schurrle said: "I am so happy now I have signed and it is an honour for me to play for this club, with this team and for these great fans. I am really looking forward to it."
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