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Christian Pulisic can be the next Eden Hazard for Chelsea, claims Tony Cascarino

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Christian Pulisic takes on Joe Gomez
inspired in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday (Picture: Getty Images)

Christian Pulisic can turn into a participant at the degree of Eden Hazard for Chelsea, in step with former Blues striker Tony Cascarino.

The 20-year-old made his Premier League debut ultimate Sunday, coming off the bench away to Manchester United, however stuck the eye extra from the get started in the UEFA Super Cup in opposition to Liverpool on Wednesday.

The American seemed unhealthy in opposition to the Reds sooner than being substituted in the 74th minute and confirmed promise in his link-up with striker Olivier Giroud.

With the departure of Hazard to Real Madrid this summer time, Pulisic has the massive activity of looking to fill the Belgian’s boots in Chelsea’s ahead line, and Cascarino believes he can do it.

‘Christian Pulisic looks like he will be a very dangerous player for Chelsea,’ Cascarino wrote in The Times.

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Eden Hazard
moved to Real Madrid this summer time (Picture: NurPhoto by the use of Getty Images)

‘[Liverpool manager] Jurgen Klopp were keen on the younger ahead and you might want to inform he was once cautious of his risk as he modified his defence to counter him, settling on Joe Gomez at right-back as a substitute of Trent Alexander-Arnold,

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‘Gomez is a better defender than his team-mate but it still wasn’t sufficient to prevent the United States world now and then.

‘I don’t consider a tender Eden Hazard being as fast and direct and there’s no reason why Pulisic can’t turn into a participant of Hazard’s status.

‘Pulisic reminds me of Arjen Robben, you cannot stop him one-on-one because you don’t know which means he’s going to move and his tempo is devastating.

‘He will be a massive asset for this season.’

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was once inspired with the younger ahead in Istanbul, however now not shocked, pronouncing that fanatics can be expecting to look even higher performances over the season.

‘Yeah I was pleased, and there is a lot more to come,’ mentioned the Blues boss.

‘The expectancy is right, he is a big signing for us but you have to remember his age. He’s 20 and are available into the league, into this sport, in opposition to Liverpool, considered one of the maximum intense groups in soccer.

‘It took just a little of time early in the sport to get his feeling. But as soon as he did, you might want to see his self assurance in wearing the ball and to create.

‘I am really happy with him. There is lots, lots more to come. Again, [he’s appearing] all the just right indicators for what he can be for the membership.’

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Meanwhile, Eden Hazard is ready to make his La Liga debut for Real Madrid on Saturday away at Celta Vigo.

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