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Transfer Balls: Andre Schurrle leaves Chelsea as Reus gets his head checked at Arsenal and Manchester United

by | 29th, January 2015

Transfer Balls: a look at football rumour, speculation and made-up bilge being presented as fact by the mainstream media.

The Daily Express has news to quicken the pulses of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United fans:

Andre Schurrle’s £27m Dortmund move will see Chelsea land Cuadrado AND Reus head to exit

Got that? To prove that that unintelligible line is not an Anorak typo, here it is:

 

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You can try and break the headline down: Schurrle’s off to Dortmund. Cuadrado is off to Chelsea. “AND Reus head to exit”.

Or maybe: Chelsea land Cuadrado AND Reus. And Express reders are advised “Head to exit”?

The next line is simple balls:

BORUSSIA DORTMUND’S move for Andre Schurrle will enable Chelsea to close a deal for Juan Cuadrado this month and could pave the way for Marco Reus to join Manchester United, Arsenal or Liverpool.

It could. Or it could not. Because a few days ago, the Daily Express reported that Reus was having a medical to join Real Madrid:

 

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As for Andre Schurrle, well, the Telegraph says today Chelsea want too much for him:

Andre Schurrle has asked Chelsea to lower their asking price for him as he attempts to clinch a move back to Germany before the transfer window shuts.
Chelsea have everything in place to sign Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado as a replacement for Schurrle, but have so far been holding out for more than £25million for the German World Cup winner.

Wolfsburg officials travelled to London last week to hold talks over Schurrle, while Borussia Dortmund have shown a strong interest in the forward. But neither club are yet to meet Chelsea’s asking price.

So. £25m is too much. Or as the Daily Mail says, also today: Schurrle has gone for…£30m.

 

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Such are the facts…

 

will enable Chelsea to close a deal for Juan Cuadrado this month and could pave the way for Marco Reus to join Manchester United, Arsenal or Liverpool.



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