Chelsea World Cup winner wanted by Wolfsburg

Andre Schurrle has been struggling to convince Jose Mourinho that he deserves to be playing week in week out this season and it appears that his ongoing battle to do so has attracted the attentions of new suitors. Reports today claim that Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg are prepared to launch a £23 million bid for the winger in order to test Mourinho’s resolve, with The Special One expected to listen to offers. It’s believed Wolfsburg are confident that they can get their man, particularly with speculation suggesting that Chelsea are lining up a meteoric move for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in the summer. It could transpire that Schurrle forces a move to give himself more game-time. In other news the prospect of Petr Cech leaving Stamford Bridge at the end of the season has taken a turn for the likely, as Mourinho is ready to let the ‘keeper make his own mind up about where he moves. Initially it was assumed Chelsea wanted him to transfer abroad, but there stance seems to have relaxed.