‘Absolutely magnificent’: BT Sport pundit raves about Chelsea FC star’s display
Owen Hargreaves singles out Christian Pulisic for special praise after Chelsea FC's 1-0 win over Ajax
Owen Hargreaves has singled out Christian Pulisic for special praise following his impressive cameo performance in Chelsea FC’s 1-0 win over Ajax on Wednesday night.
The USA international has been gradually adapting to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the Blues from Borussia Dortmund back in January and linking up with his new team-mates over the summer.
Pulisic has been made to wait for his first team opportunities this season, with the 21-year-old having only started three Premier League games so far this season under Lampard.
However, Pulisic has been earning rave reviews for his impressive performances from the bench in recent games, and he has caught the eye with his displays after coming on as a substitute in the recent wins over both Ajax and Newcastle United.
Pulisic set up Michy Batshuayi for Chelsea FC’s winner late on in their Champions League clash against Ajax on Wednesday night.
And former midfielder Hargreaves was very impressed by what he saw from Pulisic on Wednesday night.
Speaking during BT Sport‘s coverage of the game, Hargreaves said: “Pulisic is a really good player, technically.
“He probably hasn’t had the game time he would have liked, but on the weekend he was brilliant and he came on in this game and he was terrific.
“Pulisic was absolutely magnificent. Every time he touched the ball, something really good happened, and that is really good for Frank and he is another asset.
“Obviously [Callum] Hudson-Odoi is another brilliant young player, and they have lots of good assets there, to go with your Pedros and your Willians.”
Pulisic will be hoping that he has done enough to earn a starting spot when Chelsea FC return to Premier League action on Saturday night with a trip to Burnley.