USMNT Legend Thankful of Christian Pulisic’s Departure From Chelsea – “He Had to Go”

Published Nov 25, 2023 | 5:27 AM EST

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Christian Pulisic has made a brilliant start to his AC Milan stint. The US international has now become an important player after leaving Chelsea this summer. It looks like he is paying back every dollar of the 25 million spent on him. On the same note, a USNMT legend has pointed out that Pulisic made the right decision to leave.

AC Milan fans will continue to wish that this run of good form does not slow down anytime soon. Moreover, Pulisic’s shining form also gives hope to the American fans ahead of the upcoming Copa America in 2024. Besides the hosts, USA, 5 top nations from CONCACAF will also participate this time with the Latin American giants.

USNMT Legend feels that Chelsea never rated Christian Pulisic


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Chelsea rebuilt their squad this summer again under a different manager Mauricio Pochettino this time. So, Christian Pulisic made the decision to leave. AC Milan who showed interest quickly closed the deal. Since, then, he has played brilliantly. USNMT legend Herculez Gomez praising him said,” What’s going on at AC Milan right now is great and I think a lot of Milan fans have been very very pleased maybe some pleasantly surprised with his performance. “


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The USNMT legend also blamed the constant manager change at Chelsea for Pulisic’s downfall, referring to Frank Lampard and Mauricio Sarri.

The soccer fandom in America will hope that he continues the same form till the next year. This is because Pulisic will have a big role with the national team in the Copa America 2024 on home turf. They will also feel thankful that he is now with the Serie A side.

The difference between Chelsea and AC Milan for the USNMT winger


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The winger has scored 4 goals and provided 2 assists in 10 games in the Serie A. In the last season with the Blues, he could only manage 1 goal and 1 assist in 24 games of the Premier League. This just shows how undervalued Pulisic was by Chelsea. He is getting fully appreciated at his new club in Italy.

The fans of AC Milan are also loving his impact. They also miss him in the team, when he does not play. The US soccer team will also surely benefit from the positive atmosphere. They will now hope that Pulisic gives more brilliant performances in the Copa America that is going to happen in the US.

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It looks like the move to AC Milan this summer has benefitted all the parties. The Italian side are loving the player. The US national team is getting their star player to play more regularly. Whereas, Chelsea balanced their account books for Financial Fair Play.

What are your thoughts on Christian Pulisic’s remarkable form?

Written by:

Anuj Nikhil Virjiani


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I'm Anuj Virjiani, a soccer writer at Essentially Sports, and I can't express how deep my passion for the sport runs, especially when it comes to the English Premier League. Over the years, I've dedicated myself to understanding the intricate details of the game, both on and off the field. What's fascinating is that my beloved club is Newcastle United, and I've been on a rollercoaster journey with them, from their triumphant promotion from the second tier to the recent takeover and even their remarkable qualification for the Champions League last season.
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