Chelsea’s Striker Curse: Could Schurrle and Cavani be the cure? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea’s pursuit of German international striker, Andre Schurrle, finally came to a conclusion on Tuesday, with the 22-year-old penning a five-year deal for a fee of £18 million.
Although not one of their most expensive outlays in recent times, Schurrle is a talented acquisition, who will undoubtedly put even more pressure on what is already a crowded attacking roster at the Stamford Bridge.
The former Bayer Leverkusen man is rather multi-faceted in his attacking makeup, and he was often deployed on the wing or even as a second striker at the Bundesliga club last season.
The new Chelsea signing told the club’s official website:
“Wide on the left is my best position because I can cut inside and score goals with my right foot, which I hope to be able to do here, but I am confident playing anywhere offensively.”
But whispers in the wind talk of bigger fish to fry; of goliath transfer ...