Chelsea reach Schurrle agreement

13 June 2013 01:47

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Germany forward Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen.

The 22-year-old has long been a target for the Blues and becomes the first transfer since the appointment of new manager Jose Mourinho in what is reported to be an £18million deal.

A statement on the club's official website,, read: "Chelsea Football Club and Bayer 04 Leverkusen have reached an agreement for the transfer of Andre Schurrle, subject to the completion of legal documentation and related matters, including personal terms and passing a medical."

Source: PA