German midfielder to hook up with Ballack at Chelsea?

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has made claims that he could leave Bayern Munich this summer and make his way to the Premiership. The 23-year-old winger has been at Bayern ever since making his debut at the tender age of 18.

He is just moving into the last year of his contract at the Allianz Arena, but incoming manager Jurgen Klinsmann is keep to tie him down to a longer deal. Yet Schweinsteiger has made moves to open up a move to the Premiership:

I may stay with Bayern and the coach has promised to be supportive of whatever decision I make. England does have a good appeal as it is one of the world’s best leagues

I’ve always wanted to play there and we’ll see if it happens this year.

Schweinsteiger’s comments will alert Premiership clubs who will already have seen the best and worse of the German as he scored the opening goal against Portugal, but was also sent-off in the defeat to Croatia. Names to have been mentioned include Tottenham, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City and Newcastle, yet his destination remains to be seen.

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