Report: 24-year-old Chelsea player would love to return to former club, would need to take massive wage cut

Reports from Germany have claimed that Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic would love to return to Borussia Dortmund.

According to BILD, the American would need to take a massive wage cut in order to return to the Bundesliga side.

Things have certainly not gone to plan from a personal point of view for Pulisic.

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He has struggled to establish himself as a starter at Stamford Bridge, with Thomas Tuchel seemingly not trusting him with consecutive starts, he will have perhaps been one the of happier to see a new manager come in.

However, things have hardly changed for the 24-year-old, leaving him reportedly in limbo over his Chelsea future.

BILD have suggested that he would personally welcome a move back to Dortmund, the club where he joined Chelsea from.

Pulisic would love Dortmund return

His stock will surely be on the rise after what has been an impressive World Cup so far.

The American ran the show in the draw against England, giving his country a great chance at progressing to the knockout stages of the competition.

He followed this up with the winning goal in the highly-charged affair against Iran, with him now sweating on his own fitness in order to return to the side when they face Netherlands on Saturday.

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This tournament has shown that he certainly still has a part to play at Stamford Bridge, especially with the underperforming nature of the club’s current crop of attackers.

The Blues will probably not secure the signing of any top-class forwards during January, so therefore the opportunity remains for any of the current squad to stake their claim to Graham Potter as a must-start.

Pulisic will be hoping he is offered the chance, showing on international duty that an attack can certainly revolve around him at a top level.

Jack is a writer for The Chelsea Chronicle. He has been a part of GRV Media since June 2022. He has a First Class Honours degree in Football Journalism from the University of Derby, graduating in 2021. Jack has experience working freelance for The Sun and The Athletic, whilst also being published for the Non-League Paper and reporting for Burton Albion's academy side. He is a lifelong Chelsea fan and will debate with anyone about everything and anything football related. He also holds a passion for gaming and music, and thinks he knows every word to every Oasis song ever released