This an weekly series raising awareness on Chelsea’s latest transfer activity.
1. Andre Schurrle signs Pre-Contract with Chelsea
According to numerous sources Bayer Leverkusen CEO Wolfgang Holzhäuser has confirmed that Andre Schürrle has signed a pre-contract agreement with Chelsea. There has been much speculation surrounding Schrrurle’s future however this news has probably ended talk regarding the German’s future. Andre Schurrle might become Chelsea’s first signing of the new Jose Mourinho era.
2. ESPN: Xabi Alonso set to complete Chelsea move
According to ESPN Real Madrid and Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso looks set to complete a move to Chelsea following concrete interest from London-based Chelsea. The Independent have reported that the former Liverpool star will be available for a cut price as sources close to the player stated that he’s “deeply unimpressed” with the current tension at Real.
http://chelseafc360.com/2013/05/04/espn-xabi-alonso-set-to-complete-chelsea-move/ (Llion Carbis)
3. Hulk set to become a Chelsea player
According to football website Caught Offside Hulk will be the first summer signing in Jose Mourinho’s new Chelsea era. It looks like Chelsea want to add some spice and strength up front and they believe that Hulk is the perfect man.
http://chelseafc360.com/2013/05/01/transfer-latest-hulk-set-to-become-chelseas-first-summer-signing/ (Llion Carbis)
4. Wayne Rooney Chelsea bound
Blues’ billionaire owner Roman Abramovich has personally sanctioned a stunning £30million move for the unsettled Manchester United star – who had a plea for a move rejected by manager Alex Ferguson a fortnight ago.
There has been growing speculation about Wayne Rooney’s future at Man United, pre-dating news of Ferguson’s departure, and the 27 year old has certainly played a less pivotal role in the club’s Premier League title success this term as he has in previous campaigns.
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