Chelsea FC could rival Tottenham in race to sign quality 19-year-old – report

Chelsea FC could be set to move to try and sign Borussia Dortmund starlet Christian Pulisic this summer, according to reports

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Chelsea FC could be set to join the race to sign Borussia Dortmund starlet Christian Pulisic this summer, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues could be set to turn their attentions towards trying to land the 19-year-old, if they are unable to complete a deal to sign Dries Mertens from Napoli this summer.

The same story says that the west London side could end up preferring a move to sign the talented USA international if they are unable to get a deal for Mertens over the line.

The article also claims that Pulisic is attracting interest from London rivals Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

Pulisic is widely regarded as one of the finest young attacking talents in Europe and he scored four goals and made give assists in the Bundesliga last season.

Chelsea FC are thought to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as they look to assemble a squad capable of winning the Premier League next season.

The Blues have not yet officially announced any new signings after they finished in fifth place and won the FA Cup last season.

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