Matt Miagza has claimed that Christian Pulisic will be “world-class” for Chelsea next season.

The American is currently still at Dortmund, with Chelsea sending the winger back to Germany on loan for the rest of the season.

However Miagza has claimed that Pulisic will be world class for the Blues, and inspire American youngsters to improve their game.

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Speaking to Goal, the defender, who is on loan at Reading, said:

It is good [to see him join Chelsea]. He is a world-class talent, you saw at a young age what he can do in the Bundesliga. This season he has been injured a lot, so it has been difficult for him to kick on, but everyone knows the talent he possesses, he is a great player.

He possesses a talent where he is very comfortable on the ball in tight space. You don’t see that too often from American players, to have that level of technical ability and savviness in tight spaces to get in and out and create goalscoring opportunities.

Miagza will meet up with Pulisic in the US national side in the upcoming international break. The defender revealed that the move to the Blues for Pulisic could inspire US youngsters.

He is a world-class player or on that trajectory. Next season I hope he can really kick on with Chelsea and showcase his talent and help the club. It is nice to see young American players playing in Europe. Particularly in the Bundesliga, Premier League, Dutch league and Championship.

Making that move gives you confidence. You see a big club pay big money for an American player, it is good, it inspires young players in America to keep working and move forward. Hopefully, many people follow in his path.

Pulisic will join the Blues this Summer, after agreeing on a move from Dortmund in January.


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