Christian Pulisic realises his dream by moving to the Premier League

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Chelsea’s new signing fell in love with the game when living in England as a child and playing for Brackley Town’s youth team

Even with all his experience of dealing with media, Christian Pulisic could not resist almost giving the game away. It was mid-November and the USA squad were settling into their hotel ahead of the friendly against England at Wembley when the conversation turned to whether he would one day return to the country where he first fell in love with football as a child.

“England, the Premier League, is a league where lots of kids dream of playing so there is no reason why maybe one day I won’t play here,” he said, rather cryptically. Yet the double negative was fooling no one. By that stage, the £58m deal between Dortmund and Chelsea that will see the 20-year-old attacker loaned back to the Westfalenstadion for the rest of the season before he completes his move to west London in the summer was virtually agreed, with Pulisic signing a five-and-a-half year deal at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

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Written by Ed Aarons
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/02/christian-pulisic-dream-premier-league-chelsea-brackley-town under the title “Christian Pulisic realises his dream by moving to the Premier League”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.