Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic has said that he does not want to be compared to Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard.
Pulisic says that he is his own player and does not want people drawing comparisons between him and the former Chelsea star.
Hazard left Chelsea earlier this summer to complete a record move to Spanish giants Real Madrid, for a fee in the region of £130m.
Although Pulisic officially joined Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund in January, for £57.6m, he was loaned back out to the German giants for the second-half of the season – as they just missed out on the Bundesliga title.
The American international is now a fully-fledged Chelsea player and is ready to prove himself at Stamford Bridge.
Speaking to Sky Sports, he said this:
I’m not here to compare or anything. Obviously Eden was amazing and he did so well for this club, as you could see last season and the whole time he’s been here. He was an incredible player.
For me, it’s coming in as my own player, proving myself and doing the best I can to help this team.
Chelsea kick off their Premier League campaign next month by hosting Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea player who could replace Hazard's goals
If Hudson-Odoi can recover from his injury fairly quickly, he could be Chelsea’s main man for goals and assists in the league next season.
Of course, the American does not want to be compared to Hazard. However, he could still step up and replace his contribution to the Chelsea team next season.
Batshuayi could surprise fans next season and nail down his place in the team as the first-choice striker. The Belgian international has looked sharp in pre-season.
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