Andre Schurrle will get the opportunity to fight for his place in the Chelsea team – but Jose Mourinho has explained that the World Cup winner will have to improve his physicality on the pitch. reports The Times.
Schurrle’s first team appearances have been a rare occurrence at Stamford Bridge this season despite him playing a key role in bringing a fourth World Cup title to Germany last summer.
Now Mourinho has taken a more dogmatic approach to his starting line-up than ever before with Willian and Eden Hazard proving to be among the favourites for the Blues.
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Recent speculation surrounding Lionel Messi’s future could be the death knell for Schurrle’s Chelsea career though as the club may have to offload a considerable number of assets in order to bring in the Barcelona man and avoid breaching financial fair play regulations.