American international Christian Pulisic, regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, signed for Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of £58 million ($74m) from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday
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“It’s a privilege to have signed for such a legendary club and I look forward to working hard towards being a contributor to their team of
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said she looked forward to Pulisic becoming a major influence at the club for years to come.
“We are delighted to have signed one of Europe’s most sought-after young players,” she said.
“Christian has shown his quality during a fantastic spell in Germany and at just 20, we believe he has the potential to become an important Chelsea player for many years to come.”
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Michael Zorc, Dortmund’s
“It has always been Christian’s big dream to play in the Premier League,” said Zorc.
“That’s certainly got to do with his American background, and therefore we were unable to extend his contract.
“With this background and given the short remaining period on his contract, we decided to accept the extraordinarily lucrative offer from FC Chelsea.”
Pulisic, who had also been linked with Premier League leaders Liverpool, has been at Dortmund since he was 15 and aged just 17 made both his Bundesliga debut and international debut for the United States
A former national Under-17 captain, in November 2018 he became the youngest player to captain the United States senior side aged 20 years and 63 days.
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