Christian Pulisic insists he hasnt been deterred by the physical nature of the Premier League and is ready to show everyone what he can do.
The America international has endured a tough start to his Chelsea career following his arrival from Borussia Dortmund, showing only fleeting glimpses of his potential before he was dropped by Frank Lampard for the recent matches against Wolves and Valencia.
While fellow youngsters Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori have thrived under Lampard in a new-look Chelsea side, Pulisics adaptation process appears destined to take a while longer.
Extra pressure has been heaped on the 21-year-old given he was viewed by some as a direct replacement for Eden Hazard, but Pulisic that represents an unfair comparison.
I have heard people say that, he told Chelseas website. But it is not how I look at it.
It should not be how anyone does because he [Hazard] was a club legend and he did amazing things here and he is an unbelievable player, but I am coming here as a known player and I am going to show everyone what I can do and play the best I can, for myself and for the club, and that is all I can do.
It is a very physical league as people say here. The games have been very intense, every game has presented its own challenge, every team is different.
The Bundesliga was also a brilliant league. I cant say it wasnt because they are all good teams and every game was tough, but there a few differences but nothing major that I am not used to.
London is amazing, it is quite a big city. Dortmund wasnt the biggest city but a nice city but I am really happy to be here and I am definitely enjoying that side of things.
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