Christian Pulisic has admitted that he hopes to play alongside Eden Hazard next season.
Many believe he has been brought in to replace the departing Hazard, who has been tipped to leave the club and sign for Real Madrid, with some reports in the media already claiming that a £87 million fee has been agreed between Chelsea and Madrid.
But speaking on his move to Bridge, Pulisic has opened up and admitted that he hopes to play alongside Hazard.
Speaking to talkSPORT’s James Savundra in London, Pulisic said: “I think anyone can play alongside him [Hazard], he’s a great player. It would be great to play with him absolutely. I’m going to come in and give it my best.
“I’ve been able to see on the TV what he’s done and he’s obviously a great player.”
Meanwhile, Maurizio Sarri has told Roman Abramovic to sack him immediately if his fate relies on the Europa League final.
Sarri has not won over many of the Blues fans and has had a number of falling’s out with some of the first team, but the Italian has adapted well to the English game and has managed to get us back inside the top three and reach two finals this season.
Asked if the Europa League final will determine whether he is sacked by Chelsea, Sarri fired back on Sky Sports: ‘If the situation is like this I want to go immediately.
‘Ten months of work then I have to lay everything [on the line] in 90 mins, it’s not right, either you are happy about my work or you are not happy.’
Sarri also revealed that he is due to hold talks with Chelsea’s hierarchy about his future after the Europa League final.
‘As you know I like very much the Premier League,’ said Sarri.
‘At the moment it’s the most important championship in the world. It’s very exciting to be here. But now I only think about the final.
“As I said before, I’m very happy to stay in the Premier League, Chelsea is one of the most important clubs in the Premier League I think. I’m happy but we have to discuss the situation.
‘It’s normal at every season you have to discuss with the club.’
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