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Christian Pulisic has provided a positive update on his fitness at Chelsea. The US international claims, he “feel great”.
The 22-year-old took a while to find his feet in 2019-20, with the former Borussia Dortmund star needing to adjust his game to meet the demands of life in English football. Pulisic is edging his way back towards that level in the current campaign.
“Fitness-wise I feel great,” Pulisic told Chelsea TV. “I’m getting back to where I was, I feel strong, I feel like I can play 90 minutes, and I’m happy.”
Pulisic will benefit from the game time he has seen of late, with a testing continental clash with Sevilla giving Lampard and his side plenty of food for thought.
“It was definitely a tough game,” Pulisic added. “It was one of those where there were not a lot of chances in the game, a really hard-fought match, we did a lot of good defending, and I think we can walk away proud with a point.
“They’re a strong team. They put us to the test, they moved the ball really well and we definitely defended a lot. It’s everyone’s job to be behind the ball at times.
“We have to help out defensively. Going away from the game with a clean sheet will give us some confidence. It’s not bad for the guys. We have got to find the balance [between defence and attack]. We want to create more chances; I want to help with that. We are going to continue to work to improve as a team.”
Chelsea will face Manchester United on Saturday.