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London clubs competing to sign former Chelsea winger

Fulham and Crystal Palace are amongst the clubs competing to sign former Chelsea winger Andre Schürrle.

The German international, who spent eighteen months at Stamford Bridge and who won a Premier League medal in his second season with Chelsea, even though he only played in 14 games, has been told he can leave his present club Borussia Dortmund this summer, and has returned early from his side’s participation in the International Champions Cup in the USA to hold discussions with interested parties.

Part of the victorious German World Cup winning squad of 2014, Schürrle has already been linked with a move to Crystal Palace with Dortmund, according to The Sun, hoping to offer the 27-year old as part of a deal to sign Wilfried Zaha.

Now Fulham may be ready to make a move for a player which would see him make a return to West London some three years after leaving when he signed for Wolfsburg.

Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.