Bayer Leverkusen beat Chelsea to Brandt | talkSPORT
Bayer Leverkusen have beaten Chelsea to the signing of Germany Under-19 international Julian Brandt.
Wolfsburg had previously insisted that Brandt would not leave before next summer but Bayer have pounced to land the forward from their Bundesliga rivals.
The 17-year-old, who has scored 22 goals for Wolfsburg's Under-19 side since the beginning of last season, will join Leverkusen on a five-and-a-half year deal next month.
"Julian Brandt is one of the most talented players in German football," said Leverkusen's sporting director Rudi Voller. ...
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