Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has quite the job on his hands trying to fit so much attacking talent into his side, which is why supporters are always likely to be upset in one way or another.

But the Blues fans may have had a point to their recent frustration regarding attacker Christian Pulisic, as it looks like Lampard is making a clear mistake with him at the start of the season.

Pulisic, 22, is now back in contention after a hamstring problem kept him sidelined for the opening few matches and his return was a welcome sight for the entire club.

The American finished the last campaign in the kind of form that had many comparing him to Blues legend Eden Hazard, as he was unplayable at times with his pace, dribbling and directness in the final third.

He is a rapid attacker that arrived as a highly-rated talent from Borussia Dortmund and there could be a strong case put forward for the 22-year-old being the outstanding talent in the squad, albeit the likes of N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and some of the new signings would also be in the mix.

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Pulisic finished the last campaign with five goals and four assists in his final 11 appearances, becoming a real driving force in Chelsea finishing in the top four of the league.

Despite being so effective as a left-winger, Lampard has made the odd decision to use him on the right in his two recent starts against Southampton and Sevilla.

He had a brief 10-minute stint in the goalless draw with Sevilla on Tuesday night where he drifted over to the left and even in that spell he looked far more effective, which is why it’s confusing that he’s operated from the right with Mason Mount on the opposite flank.

Chelsea should be looking to build their side around Pulisic and it’s an easy fix for Lampard to make, which is why he’s got to be in his preferred role as a left-winger this weekend against Manchester United where he can cut inside onto his preferred foot and run at the opposition’s right-back.

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