Christian Pulisic admits that the 2020-21 marketing campaign has “not been easy” for him, however the USMNT star is “feeling very good” at current and trying to end the season with a flourish.
The United States worldwide has endured a number of untimely injury setbacks at Stamford Bridge, limiting him to only 12 Premier League begins this season.
He has additionally needed to take care of a managerial change, with Thomas Tuchel inheriting the reins from Frank Lampard, however the 22-year-old has earned favour of late and has 4 objectives by his final 4 appearances for membership and nation.
What has been stated?
“I’m glad to be enjoying and serving to the crew whichever method I can. It was good to get on the scoresheet and I’m feeling very sturdy for the time being.
“I am doing my best to take care of myself. I have got to take care of my body and be strong and healthy for all the games.
“It has not been a simple season, there was a whole lot of coming in and popping out and accidents, however I’m feeling wholesome and powerful proper now.”
How many games has Pulisic missed through injury?
A productive debut marketing campaign at Chelsea in 2019-20 noticed Pulisic sit out 14 video games by damage, along with his season ending on a low as he picked up a knock in an FA Cup last defeat to Arsenal.
That ailment delayed his begin to the present season, with calf and hamstring issues holding him again.
More muscle points have been suffered since then and he has sat out an extra 14 fixtures this season for varied causes.
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Questions were asked of Pulisic’s future in west London as he scratched round for kind, health and favour, with moves being mooted to Premier League rivals.
He has, nonetheless, labored exhausting to win a daily function again beneath Tuchel and seems to have rediscovered a spark.
Chelsea will hope that’s the case, with there nonetheless a lot left for them to play for.
The Blues are within the technique of chasing down a top-four end within the Premier League, whereas additionally establishing a lead in a Champions League quarter-final conflict with Porto and readying themselves for an FA Cup semi-final date with Manchester City.