Christian Pulisic, Chelsea star, pulls out of USA squad to face Wales with injury

Christian Pulisic, Chelsea star, pulls out of USA squad to face Wales with injury

- Christian Pulisic will not be part of USA squad that will face Wales

- The Chelsea star has been told to leave the camp for a return to Stamford Bridge

- Pulisic has been in superb form for the Blues since he joined them from Dortmund

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Christian Pulisic who currently plays for Premier League side Chelsea has pulled out of the United States' squad that will face Wales on Thursday, November 12, because of injury he sustained.

The 22-year-old was warming up for Chelsea's Premier League game against Burnley before he sustained the injury was unable to play for the Stamford Bridge landlords.

According to the latest report on UK Sun, Christian Pulisic has been excused from the USA camp so as for him to return to Chelsea and continue his recuperation processes.

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Greg Berhalter who is in charge of USA national senior men's team explained that Christian Pulisic will be missed in his squad.

"Christian Pulisic is leaving camp tonight.
"He had a great three or four days with the team and he was able to get treatment, be with the guys and connect with the staff again.
"It was great to see him. Unfortunately he won't be taking part in the match. He's a player that we are certainly going to miss and with his quality we wish we could have him on the field but that's not going to happen."

Meanwhile, Pulisic joined Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund and has played 28 games for the Blues so far scoring nine goals.

Chelsea are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League table with 15 points after eight games played.

Christian Pulisic pulls out of USA squad to face Wales
Christian Pulisic, Chelsea star, pulls out of USA squad to face Wales with injury. Photo by Darren Walsh
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Earlier, had reported how Olivier Giroud who is currently on the books of Premier League side Chelsea is reportedly plotting to leave the Stamford Bridge landlords in the January 2021 transfer window.

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The former Arsenal striker is not having it rosy this season in the Premier League under Frank Lampard as he has only played 33 minutes for the Blues in the English topflight.

Timo Werner and Kai Havertz's arrival at Chelsea has affected Olivier Giroud getting active playing time this term in the Premier League.

Last season during the transfer window, the France international almost left Chelsea due to lack of games, but he later agreed to remain at the club.

His current contract with Chelsea will expire at the end of the ongoing Premier League season and a new deal has not been established between the player and Blues' chiefs.

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