Midfield player looks bound for the capital this summer.
Long-term Chelsea target Andre Schurrle has given a strong hint that he is on his way to Stamford Bridge next season after confirming that he has played his last game for the Bundesliga club, reports the Metro.
The Germany international has only been at the Bay Arena for two years now, having signed from fellow Bundesliga outfit Mainz in the summer of 2011.
However, in that two-year period the 22-year-old has proved himself to be a highly-skilled operator, scoring 38 goals in just 109 top-flight appearances, while in total the midfield player has netted an equally impressive 43 strikes in only 149 contests for Leverkusen.
As a result, the Uefa Champions League holders have been monitoring Schurrle’s progress all campaign long, with a view to bringing the player to west London this summer.
Schurrle, who is contracted to Leverkusen until 2016, is expected to cost the Blues upwards of £20 million.
“We’ll see. Certain things were promised to me. I hope they will keep these promises,” said Schurrle after Leverkusen’s final league game of the season against Hamburg on Sunday.
“It also depends on Leverkusen. I think it was my last match.”