Borussia Dortmund sign former Chelsea winger Andre Schurrle

Bundesliga runners-up will pay around €30 million for the 2014 World Cup winner


Sports Desk July 22, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

Borussia Dortmund announced on Friday that they have signed German winger Andre Schurrle from VfL Wolfsburg.



The current Bundesliga runners-up have penned a five-year deal with the former Chelsea player, just a day after resigning Mario Gotze from rivals Bayern Munich.

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According to reports, Dortmund will pay around €30 million for the 2014 World Cup winner, who had three years left on his deal at the Volkswagen Arena.

During his 18-month stint with Wolfsburg, Schurrle made 62 appearances for the club and scored a total of 13 goals, setting up a further 10. However, his performance could not help Wolfsburg qualify for Europe, as they finished eighth in the Bundesliga.

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At the Westfalenstadion, Schurrle will reunite with former coach Thomas Tuchel, who promoted him to Mainz’s first team when taking charge of the club only days before the 2009-10 season.

This article initially appeared on ESPN

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