Christian Pulisic discusses new Chelsea teammates Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner
Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic has given a positive verdict on his new teammates Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, who are both now technically Blues players.
Pulisic has been the real standout performer for Frank Lampard’s side since football action resumed, which has got many supporters excited about the potential attacking line up going into next season.
The 21-year-old American has looked scintillating operating on the left flank and his pace, dribbling and directness has proven a nightmare for opposition defences.
He’s scored three goals and supplied two assists in the last five Premier League matches, as well as catching the eye in the FA Cup quarter-final success over Leicester City.
Many are predicting that the left-winger could be a crucial part of a new-look frontline next season, with Ziyech operating from the right and Werner through the centre.
Pulisic has spoken highly of both his new teammates, as well as predicting that next season Chelsea will be in a position to field a very strong XI due to their new arrivals at Stamford Bridge.
“I’m excited to work with them (Ziyech and Werner),” Pulisic told Sky Sports.
“It’s fun to play with good players, it’s easy to play with them and those are two guys we know that are really talented guys so I’m really looking forward to it. We can have a really strong team next season.”
Ziyech is a left-footed winger that likes to cut in from the right flank and he may offer a great balance in comparison to Pulisic on the opposite side.
The 27-year-old finished an excellent 2019/20 season with Ajax by scoring eight goals and supplying 21 assists in just 35 appearances, which included a real masterclass against Chelsea in the Champions League group stages.
Meanwhile, 24-year-old Werner is a striker that supporters can’t wait to see in action and he’s got a reputation as one of the best young forwards in Europe.
The speed machine netted 34 goals and 13 assists in 45 appearances for German outfit RB Leipzig this campaign, so Pulisic may be spot on that Chelsea are in for a strong year next season.