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Report: Christian Pulisic nearing AC Milan transfer

Report: Christian Pulisic nearing AC Milan transfer


AC Milan’s chase for U.S. males’s nationwide workforce star Christian Pulisic is reportedly set to return to an finish.

Pulisic is ready for a medical in Milan on Wednesday forward of a everlasting transfer to the Serie A facet, ESPN reported Tuesday. AC Milan’s opening bid of €15 million was turned down by Chelsea, however a brand new bid of over €20 million ($21.8 million) is reportedly set to be accepted, in accordance with the report.

Juventus was reportedly main the race for Pulisic in late-Could, nonetheless no new curiosity got here to fruition. Ligue 1 facet Lyon additionally expressed its curiosity in buying the 24-year-old Pulisic, however Lyon can’t provide Pulisic a chance within the UEFA Champions League this season.

Pulisic joined Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund in 2019 for a reported £58 million and had one yr left on his present contract.

The U.S. males’s nationwide workforce star struggled for the Blues in the course of the 2022-23 marketing campaign, scoring only one aim and including two assists in 30 mixed appearances. Pulisic missed a part of the second half of Chelsea’s season because of a knee damage, whereas the Blues as a complete struggled for consistency within the EPL.

A former UEFA Champions League, UEFA Tremendous Cup, and FIFA Membership World Cup winner, Pulisic has totaled 26 objectives and 21 assists in 145 mixed appearances for Chelsea. Former Chelsea teammate Ruben Loftus-Cheek was launched to media on Tuesday after becoming a member of AC Milan and in addition believes Pulisic can be a constructive addition to the membership.

“Been enjoying with Puli for a few years now, he’s acquired big expertise,” Loftus-Cheek informed reporters forward of AC Milan’s U.S. preseason tour. “The best way he performs together with his nationwide workforce is high. I feel he is able to transfer on, he won’t have had essentially the most probabilities at Chelsea. Through the lockdown interval below Frank Lampard, he was unbelievable. He’s a dynamic participant, fast, and might rating objectives. If he involves [AC Milan], it might be a high addition for the workforce.”

Pulisic lately helped the USMNT win a second-consecutive Concacaf Nations League title in June, scoring twice within the semifinals in opposition to Mexico. He additionally began a 2-0 finals victory over Canada.

The Bianconeri completed fourth in Serie A final season with 70 factors earned.



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