Chelsea completed the signing of Christian Pulisic from German side Borussia Dortmund for a fee of £57m, and the 20-year-old will move to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
The United States of America international is comfortable with both feet and has played on the left and right wing for Dortmund and could also play behind the striker.
The new Chelsea signing has revealed that the club sees him more as a winger.
“I think they definitely see me in one of the wider areas,” said Pulisic.
“I think they also know that I can play kind anywhere across the attack. So I’m ready for wherever I need to be filled in really.”
Pulisic has also revealed that he’s suited to Chelsea’s style of play and can’t wait to join his new club.
“I’ve seen their style of play,” Pulisic said.
“I’ve always appreciated how they’ve played football, and it’s really nice how they play now, with their new coach. It fits me very well.”
For Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi, he is yet to renew his contract with the club amid strong interest from German champions Bayern Munich. The teenager will be looking at how he can break into the Chelsea side that already has the likes of Eden Hazard, Willian and Pedro, and failure to get opportunities might see him leave the club.
The Chelsea academy product spoke of his pride after his first start in the FA Cup for Chelsea in the 2-0 win against Nottingham Forest last weekend.
“I feel really proud to get an opportunity to play and just to help the team get the win we deserved,” said the 18-year-old.
In his first FA Cup start and first full 90 minutes in senior domestic football, Chelsea teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi became the first teenager to assist two goals in a single competitive fixture for Chelsea since Scott Sinclair versus Leicester in October 2007. The youngster was excellent against Forest with his direct play and added a different proportion to Chelsea’s attack, and Sarri has now admitted that he deserves a chance in the team.
Ahead of Chelsea’s Carabao Cup semifinal first leg tie against Tottenham on Tuesday, Sarri indicated he would have no concerns about giving the youngster another opportunity against strong opposition.
“I think so, he’s ready,” said Sarri. “Of course we have very important players in the same position, so do you want Willian or Pedro on the bench? I can play with only two wingers, three is difficult.
“But I think now he is ready. He can play but of course sometimes he will be on the bench, like Willian or Pedro, but now I can start to consider him at the same level.
“I know for me he is a very important player, he‘s young and now he’s improving, especially in the defensive phase. I think he played really well in the last match. He was in trouble in the game at Watford but only because he had a problem in his hamstring. I’m really very happy with him, I don’t know the situation with the club but for me he’s an important player.”