Christian Pulisic relishes false nine role under Thomas Tuchel


Christian pulisic has revealed Thomas Tuchel plans to deploy him as a false nine in the German’s Chelsea revolution.

Pulisic has been re-united with the man who kick- started his senior career at Borrusia Dortmund as Tuchel has taken the Stamford Bridge helm.

The USA forward stepped off the bench and conjured a cute assist for Marcos Alonso’s stunning volley as Chelsea drove past Burnley 2-0 in sunday’s premier league clash in West London.

Pulisic impressed in his roving role off the bench against Burnley however, and has now lifted the lid on how Tuchel could look to blend him into the blues heady attacking mix.

‘It’s a kind of a false striker’, pulisic told Chelsea’s official website.

The blues will take on bitter rivals on Thursday, bidding to push themselves closer towards the premier league top four.

And pulisic insist Tuchel’s men are excited about taking on Jose Mourinho’s Spurs.

It’s a good time to play them coming off a good result for us, Pulisic added.

We’re feeling confident, we’re really excited.

It’s a good chance to make a statement and most importantly really build some momentum.

We know what a good result against a good team could do for us.


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