Led to chelsea FC by international soccer player andre schurrle.
"Rudi, together with manager michael reschke, traveled to london on thursday and then on to brussel," bayer communications director meinolf sprink told the news agency dpa. With this, the bundesliga club confirmed a "bild" article.
"But to deduce from this that we are about to sign a contract is wrong," sprink added. Managing director wolfgang holzhauser has not yet submitted a proposal for a decision. First of all, the bayer supervisory committees had to be consulted on this subject. There is no concrete timetable, said sprink.
Holzhauser told TV station sport1 that bayer and chelsea were "still far apart in important details". Bayer boss says leverkusen "holds the cards" in schurrle case. To be clear: he has an exit clause for next year and the year after, but even that lets us sleep soundly."
According to "bild", schurrle is to move to the english premier league club in london. The newspaper brought 20 million euros into the discussion. In return, belgian kevin de bruyne, loaned by chelsea FC to bayer rivals werder bremen, is to come to leverkusen on a loan basis. "Yes, I was in london and I spoke to them. There’s nothing more to say, nothing has been decided yet," said voller.