Christian Pulisic: Chelsea boss Lampard confirms summer signing has been ruled out

Christian Pulisic: Chelsea boss Lampard confirms summer signing has been ruled out

- Christian Pulisic suffered an adductor injury and has been ruled out for some weeks

- Chelsea boss Frank Lampard confirmed the American will not be available for his team this weekend

- The Blues legend also confirmed that Loftus-Cheek is still recovering Achilles injury

Chelsea star Christian Pulisic has been ruled out of action for a few weeks after sustaining an adductor injury.

The 21-year-old joined the Blues in 2019 in a deal worth £58 million from Borussia Dortmund and has gradually established himself in the team - scoring five goals and two assists in 16 Premier League appearances.

Blues boss Frank Lampard confirmed the news ahead of their Saturday's Premier League clash against Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are currently are fourth on the table with 36 points from 21 matches and they will hope to finish the season strong to play Champions League football next season.

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Lampard said in a press conference on Friday: "Pulisic is out, he will be out for a few weeks due to adductor injury.

"It's disappointing for us and we will have to see how quickly he recovers because it is quite a nasty injury.

"It is a damaging miss. Before Christmas, he did report a bit of tiredness so he came out of the team and I was worried about injury. "He is a very talented player, where he can make things happen."

Lampard also reveals that Ruben Loftus Cheek is still in recovery from the serious Achilles injury he suffered, adding that he hopes to get back to training with the academy.

"He [Loftus Cheek] is out, still for a while. We are hoping we can get him doing collective training at some point, maybe with the academy," he said.

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"They have a good record at the Bridge, very organised style and they can hurt you," he added.

"It’s almost like, not the worst game you can play, but a team who can hurt you."

After their latest Premier League clash, Chelsea will look ahead to a trip to St James' Park to face Newcastle on January 18, three days before they are due to welcome London rivals Arsenal to the Bridge.

Legit.ng earlier reported that France international Olivier Giroud has agreed personal terms to join Italian club Inter Milan from Premier League giants Chelsea.

The former Arsenal striker is currently having lack of active game time this season at Stamford Bridge and he feels he should leave England for a move to Italy.

Abraham has been Chelsea's first choice up front this season, and the England international has been impressive for the Blues.

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