Chelsea not planning to sell World-Class No.10 forward to direct Premier League rivals

By | January 13, 2022

Chelsea reportedly have no intention of selling USA international forward Christian Pulisic to a direct Premier League rival amid Liverpool transfer links.

The ex-Borussia Dortmund forward has had his injury problems since arriving at Stamford Bridge, however, has also struggled to become a consistent part of Thomas Tuchel’s plans when fit.

Amid his lack of starts, the 23-year-old forward has been tipped to finalise a move away from the Blues in 2022, with Barcelona and the Merseyside Reds both linked with a swoop.

However, El Nacional reports that the London giants do not wish to sell to a direct Premier League rival, seemingly handing the Catalan giants a boost in their pursuit of the American.

La Blaugrana’s financial issues may end up presenting a roadblock in any contract, though, as the report adds that the Blues will not sanction a sale for anything less than €50m (£42.2m) in straight cash.

managed to found back of the net twice has only played 115 minutes of Premier League games this season following injury, although he has banked two goals in the process.

The 23-year-old forward boasts a total of 19 goals and 14 assists in 83 appearences for the European champions and is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2024.