Pulisic Admits It Has Been Difficult To Impress Lampard

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Christian Pulisic has admitted that the past couple of months have been very difficult for him.

The 21-year-old joined Chelsea at the back of a hefty £58m signing from Borussia Dortmund and he struggled to impress in the first two months of the new season with Chelsea.

Pulisic lost his place in the Chelsea team and was relegated to being on the bench and didn’t start a Premier League game since the end of August.

However, the young American has found back his form in recent performances and after impressing against Newcastle and Ajax, he went on to bag a hat-trick against Burnley on Saturday evening.

Pulisic has now admitted that the past months have been difficult for him.

“The first few months were definitely hard,” Pulisic said after the win Turf Moor. “I had a few starts earlier in the season and then I fell out a bit and tried to get any minutes that I could and make an impact.

“The last few weeks I was able to show that again, helping the team coming in especially in the Newcastle game. I think they saw that and gave me a start today.

“I didn’t think that it was going to happen right away, being a big success and coming into a big club like this, it takes time. So I’m happy with the progress I’ve made so far and I’m going to keep going from here.

“The team’s been fantastic, they’ve helped me so much, given me so much advice from the more experienced guys and the younger guys who are experiencing similar things so it’s been a really good time for me.”

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