Christian Pulisic is closing in on a transfer from Chelsea to AC Milan, with the two parties presently documenting the final factors of his move to the Italian powerhouse.
The former Borussia Dortmund forward has fallen flat to set the Premier League touchdown since joining the Blues in the summer of 2019, and a summer move appears unavoidable.
Several European clubs are interested in the acquisition of the 24-year-old U.S.A International, but Olympique Lyon and AC Milan directly emerged as the two leading candidates, meanwhile, the attacker clearly has no attention in a move to France at this stage of his career.
Lyon made an offer of roughly $27 million during the past week but their push did not convince the Blues midfielder.
The 24-year-old American forward had made it clear to the Blues in later weeks that going to Milan was his preferred choice and the former Dortmund player will now get his desire.
According to transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, the deals are in place between the two parties as Chelsea accepted conditions of a final bid worth €20 million fixed plus add-ons.
Romano added that travel and medical have been scheduled for Christain Pulisic, he will arrive in Milano later in the week to become the new Rossoneri signing.
Pulisic would join former Chelsea players Fikayo Tomori and Olivier Giroud in Italy, joining Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who joined Milan in the summer transfer window.
One of the eleven players who could depart Chelsea is Christian Pulisic, who cost the Blues $74 million to acquire from Borussia Dortmund.
AC Milan had previously had two bids rejected, the most recent being a $24 million offer, but the parties are now optimistic that a deal will be reached as they consider an upgraded third offer.
It had been reported that should Chelsea reject a third offer, AC Milan will move on to their next target, Samuel Chukwueze of Villarreal. Christian Pulisuc’s move now looks to have been given the green light by the Premier League club.
After his transfer to Manchester United didn’t come to past last summer, Pulisic has been seeking a new challenge after struggling to establish himself as a first-team regular for Chelsea under a variety of coaches.
Pulisic missed 55 games in his troubled four years at Chelsea due to injuries, taking him out of action for a total of one and a half years, a startling number that calls into question where the player has been and why he has fallen off the radar of the top European clubs.
Pulisic, according to Stefano Pioli’s expectations, should now be back in peak physical shape.
Christian Pulisic with Chelsea
After signing for Chelsea in January 2019 and being quickly loaned back to Dortmund, Pulisic will complete his uneventful spell in London by moving to Milan.
The American got out to a strong start, contributing to 15 goals in his first 25 Premier League games (9 goals, 6 assists), including scoring the opening goal in his team’s 2020 FA Cup final loss to Arsenal.
But Pulisic’s luck quickly ran out, and in 30 games across all competitions last season, he finished with just one goal and two assists.
The ex-Dortmund player only started eight Premier League games during multiple coaches’ tenures and made one opening-game appearance in the Champions League.
Pulisic is getting ready to leave Chelsea, where he scored 26 goals and added 21 assists in 145 games while helping the club win the Champions League, the Club World Cup, and the UEFA Super Cup.
On the other hand, Christian Pulisic will become the latest player to depart Chelsea including Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, N’Golo Kante, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Edouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly, Mateo Kovacic, and Cesar Azpilicueta.
In addition, according to reports, Chelsea have chosen to permanently trade Callum Hudson-Odoi, while Hakim Ziyech’s transfer to Al-Nassr didn’t happen after the Moroccan player failed a medical.
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