Christian Pulisic will be expected to hit the ground running in the Premier League next season after Chelsea forked out a cool £58 million for his services.
The 20-year-old was signed in January but spent the remainder of the 2018/19 campaign on loan at Borussia Dortmund.
“I always wanted to play professionally, especially in Europe and the Premier League was what I was able to watch growing up in the US, and it is always where I wanted to be,” Pulisic told Chelsea's website.
“I was 15 when I moved to Dortmund. It was something I always wanted and it was just a matter of finding the right time.
“Now I just felt that it was the right step [to join Chelsea]. It was a great time in Dortmund but it was a feeling and I still have that.
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“This is the biggest stage, it is incredible to come in and be in England and part of this league. If you want to prove yourself it is the greatest stage to be on.”
Pulisic is widely regarded as one of the best young players in European football right now; however, he found himself benched around the turn of the New Year by Jadon Sancho.
The 19-year-old England international, who has been linked with a summer move to Manchester United, enjoyed a fabulous season at the Westfalenstadion, scoring 13 goals and registering 19 assists in 43 games.
Interest in Sancho from British football fans is obviously high right now, but Sky Sports have angered Chelsea supporters on social media by asking Pulisic several questions about his former teammate during his first televised interview after his arrival at Stamford Bridge.
Check out the video, posted on Twitter, from a Chelsea fan here…
Other football fans on social media were also angered by Sky’s questions.
Given the fact that Sancho was probably one of the primary reasons why Pulisic opted to leave Dortmund in the first place, you can understand why people feel that Sky should have avoided asking too many questions about the English teenager.
Furthermore, this was an opportunity to find out more about Pulisic - why would Sky think Chelsea fans want to hear him talk about Sancho, rather than himself?News Now - Sport News