Chelsea supervisor, Frank Lampard, has mentioned Christian Pulisic absolutely deserves to put on the membership’s quantity 10 shirt this season.
Talking with NBC’s Inside The Thoughts, Lampard revealed that he personally known as the attacker to interrupt the information.
Pulisic loved a combined debut marketing campaign at Stamford Bridge with accidents limiting his impression, though made 34 appearances in all competitions with 11 targets and 10 assists to his identify.
The previous Borussia Dortmund ahead, who wore quantity 22 final season, has now been given the quantity 10 shirt after Willian left for Arsenal.
“I wished him to have it as a result of I felt like he deserved it, and he wished it,” Lampard mentioned.
“When he got here final 12 months, Willian was virtually the person in ready to take the quantity 10 shirt and I believe it was proper he took it along with his expertise.
“When it grew to become open, I believe what Christian delivered in his first 12 months greater than warranted that he will get the shirt and what it means.”
Chelsea journey to Brighton on Monday, of their Premier League conflict of the brand new season.
Lampard can be underneath immense stress to enhance on final season’s third-place end, after splashing over £200m in the summertime switch market.