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Schurrle wishes he could stay at Fulham

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Andre Schurrle of Fulham reacts during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and West Ham United at Craven Cottage on December 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
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The Germany international will leave the team after they were relegated to the English Championship for the next season.

Fulham has left its spot in the English Premier League and has been relegated to the Championship for the next season.

And this means Borussia Dortmund loanee Andre Schurrle will return to his team in the German Bundesliga, leaving Fulham against his wishes.

“It is difficult for the family because you sign for two seasons and you want to stay, you want to be comfortable, relax and have everything in place,” Schurrle was quoted by Goal.

“And now you have to go back again. It’s not easy and not what I expected or wanted but, as I said, football is sometimes unexpected.”

“I think I showed my qualities and the way I can play. Until January I felt very good on the pitch. I had my positions, I knew where to go, and I felt like I could score at any time,” he added.

“But for me it was a difficult season because I wanted to play all the games, get a lot of minutes, to come and be strong and obviously help the team to stay up or have a decent campaign.”

“For me, as well as the team, it was not the best season. In the end, we did not play close to the quality that I have, that the team has. I leave here with a lot of frustration and a lot of unfinished business,” he added.

“Until then I was feeling really good and that I could make a bit of a difference, help the team, and that maybe we could turn it around.”

“It was a tough moment for me because the reason why I came here was to help the club, help the fans and the team, but after this, I wasn’t able to get back to my normal stage and couldn’t help anymore,” the German explained.

“I saw all the games [while sidelined] and you always feel that you could do something, you can help, but at the same time, you know your health isn’t close to being good enough to compete in the Premier League. It was a difficult time.”