Pulisic claims Tuchel misled him about starting vs. Real Madrid

In an excerpt from his upcoming book, Christian Pulisic accused Thomas Tuchel of misleading him about starting the second leg of the 2020-21 Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid. Pulisic scored in Madrid in the first leg, a goal he said came after he ignored Tuchel’s instructions to stay put rather than make a run … Read more

USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter backs Christian Pulisic to regain Chelsea starting place

With Christian Pulisic stuck on Chelsea’s bench this season, US coach Gregg Berhalter predicts his biggest star will get back into the English club’s starting lineup. “I’m a guy that bets on Christian just because I’ve seen it before,” Berhalter said Wednesday after an event to promote Nike’s World Cup jersey launch on Sept. 15. … Read more

Christian Pulisic Weston McKennie in USMNT squad for September friendlies

Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic, Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie, and the Leeds United duo of Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams are among those chosen for the United States men’s national team’s 26-player roster ahead of the last set of pre-World Cup friendlies. The US will play Japan in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Sept. 23, with a match … Read more

Pulisic in limbo at Chelsea with World Cup looming, Man United’s De Gea on borrowed time

Christian Pulisic could be heading out of Chelsea to boost his World Cup prospects — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: David de Gea is on borrowed time at Man Utd. Jump to: Ten Hag’s De Gea concerns | Xavi tells Dest: Time’s up at Barca Atletico stand firm over Felix No Cola for … Read more

These USMNT players vying for the World Cup roster will benefit from the transfer window

Sergino Dest is on the movePhoto: Getty Images The biggest hammer never dropped during transfer deadline day for the United States men’s national team fans. Christian Pulisic still wears Chelsea blue, which will prove to be a blessing in disguise or what plummets the USA’s chances at a deep run at this year’s World Cup. … Read more