10
Aug 20

Lampard heaps praise on Christian Pulisic after Chelsea’s loss at West Ham

 

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has heaped praise on the performance of Christian Pulisic following the club’s 3-2 Premier League defeat at West Ham United. The USA international struggled with a nagging adductor problem at the beginning of the year and there were doubts whether he could take any part for the rest of the season.


However, the untimely coronavirus break has helped him recovery from the injury concern and he has been in fine season since the restart with man of the match displays in three successive league games. Pulisic managed to find the back of the net in the wins over Aston Villa and Manchester City and he carried the form over to the London stadium in midweek.
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02
Jun 20

Christian Pulisic talks up the ability of Borussia Dortmund attacker

USA international Christian Pulisic has heaped praise on Jadon Sancho, having played alongside the forward at Borussia Dortmund. Sancho has been with the German outfit for the past three years and during this period, he has emerged as one of the most sought-after youngsters in European football.


In recent months, he has been linked with a return to England and speaking to Sky Sports News, Pulisic admitted that his former teammate has done an amazing job, he told: “It’s one of the big reasons why I was really drawn there when I was very young. I think they (Dortmund) give younger players opportunities and it’s a great club to go and develop. He (Sancho) was given an opportunity, just like I was, at a very high level, and they show you right away that they trust you and they’re going to give an equal opportunity to all the players. He’s done an amazing job since he came in and has obviously shown what abilities he has.”
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27
Mar 20

Neville Southall believes Theo Walcott is unhappy at Everton

Former Premier League ace Neville Southall believes Theo Walcott does not look happy with his position at Everton. The England international made the switch to the Toffees from Arsenal in January 2018 and he has since struggled to live up to the expectations. In the current season, he has netted just one goal from 21 league appearances and Southall feels the attacker may need a fresh challenge during the backend of his career.

He told: “If I were advising Kevin De Bruyne, I’d still say, ‘Stay where you are’. Sometimes it’s better to know what you’ve got than what you might have and City’s players have a fantastic club, an unbelievable manager and great facilities. Players are human beings and you have to be happy where you play and I see some players today that don’t look happy – sometimes you’re just not the right person for that club. That’s how I feel when I look at Theo Walcott at Everton, for instance.”

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15
Jan 20

BT Sport pundits rave about Christian Pulisic’s displays for Chelsea

BT Sport pundits Glenn Hoddle and Martin Keown have heaped praise on Christian Pulisic’s displays for Chelsea this term. The USA international made an uncharacteristic beginning to his debut season with the Blues as he struggled for gametime and there were suggestions that he could be loaned back to Borussia Dortmund in January.

However, the 21-year-old has managed to answer the critics since the backend of October and in the past month, he has amassed six goals across all competitions. One of those came during the 2-2 Champions League draw against Valencia in midweek and shortly after the game, Hoddle heaped praise on Pulisic and compared his style of play with Blues hero Eden Hazard, he told: “It’s a great compliment to him [Pulisic], but he looks very like [Eden] Hazard in the way that he runs with the ball. Willian on the other side looks really very good. The two midfield players are impressive.”

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02
Dec 19

Chris Sutton sending warning to Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic

BBC Sport pundit Chris Sutton has said that Christian Pulisic has to prove himself in order to earn a regular run in the Premier League under Frank Lampard. The United States international made a positive beginning to the season where he was handed with a regular starting role but things have become difficult as the campaign has progressed.

In the past four Premier League matches, Pulisic has been afforded with just 10 minutes of playing time and that has resulted from the fact that Callum Hudson-Odoi, Mason Mount, Pedro and Willian are all ahead of him in the selection order. Speaking on Radio 5 Live, Sutton said that Lampard does not have an agenda against the former Borussia Dortmund man but he is certainly not a favourite with the Blues boss.

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10
Oct 19

WHICH CHELSEA PLAYERS HAVE IMPRESSED SO FAR

Chelsea have started the season in a good shape under the tutelage of Frank Lampard.  The Blues legend has been able to assemble a youthful team that has shown potentials of developing into a side that can challenge for titles.

Tammy Abraham has displayed a maturity that belies his age as he takes advantage of the trust and faith that Lampard has placed in him. The lanky forward has scored seven goals so far this season nd has largely relegated Olivier Giroud and MichyBatshuayi to the bench.

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28
Sep 19

Daniel Farke hails the talents of Chelsea playmaker Christian Pulisic

Norwich City manager Daniel Farke has hailed the talents of Christian Pulisic and believes the attacker has the credentials to become one of the best offensive players in the world. The USA international signed for the Blues from Borussia Dortmund in January but he only made the move this summer after he was loaned back to the German side for the backend of the 2018/19 season.

Speaking in a press conference, Farke, who was formerly a youth coach at Dortmund, said that he has a good knowledge about the qualities of the forward, who initially developed through the reserve squad at BVB, he told: “Top class player. I would take him but we had no chance. We worked together in Dortmund, not directly together because I was not responsible for the first team and at this time Christian was with the under-19s but involved several times in the first team. He will have a great career, I am pretty sure, and this big money move was totally deserved. For Chelsea a great decision to buy him. He is one of the biggest offensive talents in the whole world.”

Pulisic joined the Blues after a couple of games into pre-season and he was impressive for the club with a run of consistent performances. The same has not been replicated at the start of the real campaign with just one assist from three matches but the 20-year-old should find the mojo with more gametime on the playing field. Chelsea are scheduled to face Norwich City on the road this weekend where they will be aiming to secure the first triumph of the new season. The Canaries have a weakness in terms of the defensive play but rest assured, they will offer a strong challenge to the Blues, who are yet to preserve a clean sheet in any competition.


11
Jun 19

Chelsea chairman hoping that Christian Pulisic signing will boost fanbase in USA

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck has admitted that the club are hoping to boost the fanbase in the United States of America with the summer arrival of Christian Pulisic. The west London giants pursued the signature of the attacker from Dortmund during the January transfer window, but he was instantly loaned back to the German club for the rest of the season.

Speaking to The Washington Post, Buck said that there are no surprises that the attacker has a good fanbase among the United States faithful. He added that the club are scheduled to play some matches in the United States during pre-season and they are hoping to garner more support through the tour, he told: “He’s a personable boy. He’s well-liked in this country. So, of course I would expect him when we come here and play some friendly matches, which is what our objective is in the summer of 2020. Then yes, I think he will he will be helpful.”
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06
May 19

FORMER USA COACH IN LINE FOR SCOTLAND JOB

The departure of Alex McLeish from the Scotland managerial job during the last international break has seen a quest for his replacement paramount for the Scottish FA. It is understood that a host of big names have thrown their hat in for the job.

One of the big names linked to the job is Bruce Arena the former coach of the USA who led the country to the quarterfinals of the 2002 World Cup. The experience American coach is believed to be interested in taking charge of the Scotland national team.
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06
Apr 19

Christian Pulisic hints at playing in Eden Hazard’s position next term

United States international Christian Pulisic has dropped a suggestion that he could feature on the left wing when he makes the move to Chelsea in the summer. The 20-year-old signed for the Blues from Borussia Dortmund during the winter transfer window but he was instantly loaned back to the German club for the remainder of the campaign.

Speaking in a press conference, Pulisic has suggested that the left wing is a position where he can impress in the forthcoming years and he is hoping to do so from the national team under Gregg Berhalter, he said: “I think it’s a really good position for me. Obviously I don’t mind where I play on the field, I just like to be in a good attacking areas where I can create and help the team score goals because that’s where I feel I’m at my best. I like the style that [Berhalter] has and I like that position a lot. [Berhalter’s] very focused on all the details of the game.”
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