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Pulisic admits the Premier League was a reality check

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Christain Pulisic’s arrival at Chelsea and the Premier League was a reality check, but the player thinks he has adapted well.

Pulisic was such a highly prized player, Chelsea forked out over 50 million Euros for him to Borrusia Dortmund.

They then agreed to let him stay in Germany until the end of the season.

His arrival was a much-anticipated affair.

But it was definitely a bumpy start. There was even early talk that his performances were so disappointing that Frank Lampard wanted to offload the USMNT star this winter.

However, his recent form has seen him prove his worth and become a key player in Frank Lampard’s side.

Speaking to ESPN, he admits the Premier League has been a tough learning curve, but he has adapted well.

He said:

“You know, everyone says I’m going to go into the Premier League, it’s a big change, it’s tough.”

“I think I’m really proud of how I pushed through things and then I got my opportunity.”

” It’s been great. I felt I was playing very well recently, and I’m proud. “

“You know, the football culture here is amazing, and I’m really happy, and I’m so excited to finish off the season strong. I’ve been enjoying it so much.”

“I came in, and I wanted to do that right away — of course, everyone does. But I came in, and it was realistic, and I wanted to continue to earn my position.

“The beginning, it wasn’t always easy, and I wasn’t always in the line-up, but I just kept working.”

” I put my head down, and I just kept telling myself, ‘My time will come.'”

He is currently ruled with an injury, that will set him back after fighting his way into Lampard’s plans.