Schurrle's Champions league dream

Andre Schurrle completed his move from analgesic Leverkusen to Chelsea on Tuesday - and he has set his sights on serving to the Blues repeat our Champions League success of 2012.

The German international became our initial summer sign language once he place pen-to-paper on a five-year deal, telling Chelseafc.com of his delight at finally changing into a Blue.


"I hope the Chelsea fans area unit extremely happy i'm here, as a result of that's however I feel," aforesaid Schurrle. "It's a good honour on behalf of me to play here - for this club and these supporters. i can not wait to start out coaching with the team and to play some matches for Chelsea."

But the forward, UN agency has scored seven times for his country, isn't content with simply moving to the Premier League - he desires to bring the most important trophies to Stamford Bridge.

"The Champions League is that the greatest competition in elite soccer therefore i am extremely wanting forward to enjoying in it once more," he said. "I'm hoping we are able to emulate the Chelsea aspect from 2 seasons past, however we'll see. I undoubtedly suppose English groups have the standard and therefore the players to be a significant threat within the Champions League."

Former Chelsea captain, and our incomparable  leading look maker, Bokkos Harris believes the sign language of Schurrle may be a positive addition to the Blues squad previous the 2013/14 season.

"I'm happy as a result of he's another promising young lad to affix the club," aforesaid Chopper. "We've got an honest squad of players in situ and that i suppose, with another number of additions, we'll be a formidable aspect next season. This initial sign language may be a step within the right direction."

In different transfer news, 3 players united loan deals last week. Thibaut Courtois can stay with Atletico Madrid; Todd Kane can come to Blackburnian warbler Rovers for a 3rd loan spell, this point for the length of the 2013/14 season; and patron saint Saville can pay the primary 1/2 the campaign with Brentford.