Report: No indication that 23-year-old Chelsea player would actually sign a new contract, his future's in doubt

Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic has reportedly offered no indication that he will sign a new deal at the club.

According to The Athletic, the American has been hesitant to confirm his future at Stamford Bridge, citing a lack of regular game time as a reason for not putting pen to paper yet.

The 23-year-old made 38 appearances in Chelsea’s gruelling season, as they competed in domestic cup competitions to the very end.

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However, Pulisic struggled to nail down consecutive starts at the club, leaving him spending more and more time on the bench.

The Athletic confirmed the USA international sits sixth on their list of attackers in terms of minutes played last season, behind the likes of Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech.

Frustration led to his own father taking to social media to vent at the situation, before deleting the tweet.

The alleged distrust in the 23-year-old leaves Chelsea in an interesting position on what to do with their £57m man.

According to The Athletic, the Blues are “without any assurance” that Pulisic is prepared to commit his future to the club.

This could push them to trying to sell the forward in the near future, with them likely to be preferring to receive a fee for the player, rather than lose him on a free.

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With reports flying around that Liverpool are interested in the American, it may be in Chelsea’s best interests that he doesn’t move to a direct rival.

Jurgen Klopp has previously praised Pulisic, who scored at Stamford Bridge in the game between the sides earlier this season.

The Reds may be looking for attacking options after the news that Sadio Mane is looking for a move away from the club. Pulisic, who has three goals against Klopp’s men in the league, is rumoured to be touted as a potential replacement for the Senegalese star.

Jack is a football journalist who graduated from the University of Derby. He has freelanced for The Athletic and The Sun. Jack has reported live from Premier League and Championship grounds, whilst also being published in the Non League Paper.