Christian Pulisic in the Serie A? The USMNT Captain Garners Interest From Juventus and AC Milan

Published 06/05/2022, 10:30 AM EDT
Soccer Football – European Super Cup – Chelsea v Villarreal – Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland – August 11, 2021 Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic celebrates with the trophy after winning the penalty shoot-out and the European Super Cup Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

The USMNT has evolved a lot in the last few years to a place where now the squad’s age has lowered a lot. It all started with young star Christian Pulisic being appointed as the team’s captain. That happened a few years ago and Pulisic is still only 23.

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He is undoubtedly the team’s best player and the biggest talent to come out of America in a very long time. The forward got his big-money move from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea FC in 2019, but things haven’t gone his way since then.

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Pulisic linked with a move to the Serie A

The World Cup is going to be held in Qatar in just a few months. Christian Pulisic needs to be playing in a team where he has a definite starter. That is not the case for him at Chelsea, and the American forward has expressed his disappointment because of it.

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“I want to get more playing time. I want to be on the field as much as I can and be the sharpest I can be and fit as well. I think I still got a lot of games, but it’s always something that I’m working at and trying to be regular at club level as well to put myself in the best position to be fit when I come here with the national team,” Pulisic said.

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According to a report by ESPN, the Serie A clubs like Juventus and AC Milan have expressed an interest in signing Pulisic. The clubs are tracking the USMNT captain and might go for him in the summer.

Christian Pulisic and his form for Chelsea and the USMNT

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While Christian Pulisic hasn’t had the best time at Chelsea, he showed his sublime form for his country. He recently showed his class again in USMNT’s friendly against Morocco, by getting an assist and winning a penalty.

Pulisic scored a wonderful hat-trick against Panama in his last international appearance and showed people that he wasn’t done yet. It’s vital for the USMNT that their captain is performing well and if Pulisic keeps playing like this, nothing can stop him.

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Aniket Awasthi

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Aniket Awasthi is a soccer author at EssentiallySports. This STEM undergraduate combines an insatiable urge to write with his admiration for soccer to enhance his journalism. He lists charismatic names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford as his favorite players, but he is a great admirer of Karim Benzema too.

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