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Andre Schurrle: Dortmund, Germany fans' 'jealousy' comments misinterpreted

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Fulham's new loan signing Andre Schurrle says he was misinterpreted when saying jealousy from fans drove him away from Germany.

Schurrle left Borussia Dortmund earlier this summer, joining Premier League side Fulham on an initial two-year loan deal. It ended a difficult spell in Germany, where he was criticised by sections of his own support.

"It was not easy, the relationship between fans and players. It's a big jealousy thing in Germany that you have from fans -- not the hardcore fans, because...

Borussia Dortmund fans' jealousy drove me out of club - Andre Schurrle

Fulham's Andre Schuerrle during a friendly against Florenz.
Andre Schurrle returned to London on a two-year loan from Borussia Dortmund last month.

Andre Schurrle said fans' jealousy drove him to return to England and is why many Germany internationals do not play in the Bundesliga.

Schurrle, 27, joined Fulham last month on a two-year loan from Borussia Dortmund, the club he joined from Wolfsburg in 2016.

He spent two mediocre seasons at Dortmund, scoring three Bundesliga goals in 33 of a possible 68 appearances, and not only did he lose his place in the national team, he became a target of ironic chants of "Schuuuu" and "We'll drink until...


Andre Schurrle joins Fulham on two-year loan deal from Borussia Dortmund

Fulham have signed Germany international midfielder Andre Schurrle on loan from Borussia Dortmund, the club announced on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old will join the Craven Cottage club for two seasons. The former Chelsea man spent the past two campaigns at Dortmund after spending a year at Wolfsburg.

"I'm thrilled to announce that the Fulham Football Club has signed Andre Schurrle on loan from Borussia Dortmund," Fulham co-owner Tony Khan said of the deal.

"Andre has been a top target for us,...

Andre Schurrle set for Borussia Dortmund exit as talks open with another club

Andre Schurrle sat out Borussia Dortmund's International Champions Cup friendly win over Manchester City as he is holding talks with another club, the German side have said.

Dortmund claimed a 1-0 win over the Premier League champions through Mario Gotze's penalty; with Schurrle playing no part.

Afterwards, the club tweeted an update on the former Chelsea man, which confirmed he had sat out the match as held talks with another club -- and sporting director Michael Zorc later added that he had...

Pulisic, Schurrle struggle; Dortmund scrape into UCL despite loss

Borussia Dortmund dragged themselves over the finish line with a 3-1 loss at Hoffenheim. The result means BVB concede third place to Julian Nagelsmann's men on goal difference, but at least Bayer Leverkusen did not overcome a seven-goal deficit in goal difference to claim the final Champions League place.


Dortmund have qualified for the Champions League, which is all that matters after a difficult season that saw two coaching changes. Participation in Europe's most illustrious competition...

Raphael Guerreiro returns to Dortmund training, Marco Reus on way back

Raphael Guerreiro resumed Borussia Dortmund team training on Monday, with Marco Reus, Andre Schurrle, Roman Burki and Lukasz Piszczek all training individually.

Guerreiro, 24, has made just 13 appearances this season because of injuries, and earlier this year managed only 27 minutes at Cologne before suffering muscular problems.

After the left-back resumed full training, head coach Peter Stoger told reporters he would need patience before returning to the matchday squad.

"He's now back this week,...