Blues attacker responds to Atletico rumours.Chelsea winger Andre Schurrle insists he is happy with his current role in Jose Mourinho’s squad, despite rumours of interest from Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window, the Daily Mirror reports.
Schurrle has not always been a regular in his time at Stamford Bridge, leading to speculation that he could move on in the summer, with Atletico seemingly his main admirers.
However, he is happy to stay and fight for his place, saying he feels important under Mourinho and that he never considered leaving.
“Mourinho has given me this feeling that I would be a big part of the team,” he said. “He plans with me and he wants me in this team and he wants to play me.
“That’s why I want to stay at this club. Everything here is good for me. I have the pressure to perform, I have the pressure to do well in training.
“I have the great fans that all support me here and so there was no question for me that I would leave this club in the summer.”