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Pulisic describes his “tough” life at Chelsea

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Life at Chelsea has not panned out as expected for the American star Christian Pulisic with half a Premier League season yet to go.

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Just like Romelu Lukaku, USMNT star Christian Pulisic has found life difficult at Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel.

The 23-year-old has played as a winger, striker, and even wing-back at times under the German boss. He has consequently managed to rack three goals and one assist in 19 outings across all competitions this campaign.

Pulisic moved to London from Borussia Dortmund for £57.6 million back in January 2019. However, it has been tough for him so far and he hopes life will be better for him past the international break.

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The winger said: “It’s tough. I haven’t always been playing in the positions I want to play in. But I think it’s a good quality to be versatile and be able to play in all kinds of positions and have different strengths on the pitch.”

“So, yeah, I’ve learned a lot and I think I’m ready to hopefully be in a spot in the next couple of games that I’m more comfortable in.”

Additionally, Pulisic also admitted that his stint with the Blues has been rigorous up til now. But spending time in his native country has helped him clear his mind ahead of the Premier League season.

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“Obviously it’s been up and down this year, for sure. Not exactly where I want to be and how I want things to be right now. But, yeah, I’m just going to keep going and, like I said, it doesn’t affect me when I come here so I’m excited to be here.”

“When I come to the national team it’s, ‘How are things at Chelsea? What’s this, what’s that?’ And, yeah, things are… it’s tough. It’s tough. It’s definitely played a lot on me, and mentally it’s been difficult at times.”