Previous
Juventus
Fiorentina
7:45 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Brest
AJ Auxerre
6:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Concarneau
Guingamp
8:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Universidad de Chile
The Strongest
11:15 PM GMT
Game Details
River Plate
U.A.N.L
11:15 PM GMT
Game Details
Herediano
Olimpia
1:00 AM GMT Mar 6, 2015
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 1
Game Details
Juan Aurich
San José
1:30 AM GMT Mar 6, 2015
Game Details
Atlético Nacional
Estudiantes La Plata
1:30 AM GMT Mar 6, 2015
Game Details
Next
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Kruse set to make Leverkusen move

Australia forward Robbie Kruse has confirmed a move from Fortuna Dusseldorf to Bayer Leverkusen is imminent.

Robbie Kruse has impressed this season
Robbie Kruse is set to seal the deal

Kruse, 24, has impressed in the Bundesliga this season, scoring four goals and setting up six in 27 starts. His form caught the eye of Leverkusen, who have reportedly triggered a €1.5 million release clause in his contract.

Andre Schurrle appears increasingly likely to join Chelsea in the summer, and Kruse could provide the club with a ready-made replacement.

"It's true, (we have) agreed terms and it's all about the details now," Kruse said.

"I love the Dusseldorf club and the fans, but I want to develop myself as aplayer."

Third-placed Leverkusen have qualified for next season's Champions League, with a fourth-placed finish their lowest possible ranking with three matches to play this term.

Kruse has already won 23 caps for the Socceroos, scoring twice, although he has only started six games. He earned a move to Germany in 2011 after impressing with the Melbourne Victory, where he bagged 16 goals in 39 A-League appearances.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.