#sports activities Christian Pulisic can find true form under new Chelsea boss Graham Potter, says Brad Friedel
Brad Friedel backs Christian Pulisic to find true form under new Chelsea boss Graham Potter, as he tells USMNT and Chelsea winger he can ‘actually profit’ from Thomas Tuchel’s sacking
- New Chelsea proprietor Todd Boehly determined to fireplace the German supervisor final month
- Chelsea lie in seventh place within the Premier League, and misplaced as soon as in Europe
- Friedel stated he ‘needs Pulisic to play extra’ and ‘to do nicely within the World Cup’
- The former USMNT goalkeeper, now 51, performed 450 instances within the Premier League
- He additionally revealed that he may see Spurs striker Harry Kane play in MLS sooner or later
Former USMNT and Premier League goalkeeper Brad Friedel has backed Christian Pulisic to find his ft at Chelsea this season, as he can ‘actually profit’ from the managerial change that noticed Graham Potter take over from Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Bridge.
New proprietor Todd Boehly determined to half methods with German supervisor Tuchel final month after the Blues’ dismal begin to the 2022-23 season, together with in Europe.
Chelsea lie in seventh place within the Premier League, amassing 10 factors out of a potential 18 after struggling losses to Leeds and Southampton. In Europe, the Blues misplaced their opening Champions League match towards Dinamo Zagreb earlier than drawing 1-1 towards RB Salzburg.
Christian Pulisic may play extra under new Chelsea boss Graham Potter, says Brad Friedel
Friedel pressured how necessary it’s to the US for Pulisic to usually play earlier than the World Cup
Pulisic may, nevertheless, now profit from Potter’s arrival at Stamford Bridge after beginning solely of Chelsea’s eight video games to date this season, claims Friedel.
‘From a United States fan perspective, I want Pulisic to play more, and I want him to do well in the World Cup,’ Friedel, who has 450 appearances within the Premier League under his belt, informed Betway.
‘He may really benefit from Thomas Tuchel leaving, because things weren’t going extremely nicely on the enjoying entrance by way of begins and minutes on the pitch,’ the previous Liverpool, Blackburn, Aston Villa and Tottenham goalkeeper with 82 caps for the Star and Stripes added.
Earlier this week, the 24-year-old revealed that he was ‘dumbfounded’ by Tuchel’s option to bench him towards Real Madrid within the second leg of the 2020-2021 semifinal after scoring at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano.
The former Borussia Dortmund star has performed inconsistently throughout his time to date at Stamford Bridge, ever since his $65million switch from Germany in 2019. Over the summer time, he was linked with mortgage strikes to Newcastle and Manchester United.
‘Again, I don’t know what Graham Potter’s views are of him, however he’s a new head coach so he’s going to offer him an opportunity: I’m positive of that at some stage,’ Friedel pressured.
‘But he might be one of the players who really benefits from a managerial change.’
Earlier this week, the US winger revealed a fallout he had with outdated Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel
Friedel additionally claimed that he may see Spurs striker Harry Kane (left) play within the MLS sooner or later
The former UCLA and Columbus Crew goalkeeper additionally claimed that he may see Spurs and England striker Harry Kane play within the MLS sooner or later, equally to Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and David Beckham.
‘I’m not stirring something up, I’ve by no means spoken to him about it, however I do know he does love American sports activities. Could I see him over right here in some unspecified time in the future? Yeah, I may,’ Friedel stated.
‘I believe with the way in which Daniel Levy does his enterprise, if he ever does depart Tottenham, going someplace the place he’s not going to compete with Tottenham might be a vacation spot that Daniel Levy would love him to go to. If he ever leaves. So sure, I may see him over right here,’ he added.