Chelsea sign Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund

Chelsea sign Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund

- American professional footballer Christian Pulisic has completed a move to Chelsea

- The 20-year-old winger joined from German club Borussia Dortmund for £58 million

- But he will have to wait till the end of the ongoing season before playing for the Blues

Premier League giants Chelsea have completed the signing of 20-year-old American football star Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for £58 million.

But the winger who had been linked to Liverpool will be loaned back to the Bundesliga side until the end of the ongoing League season in Europe.

Chelsea have beaten a number of Premier League clubs to the signing and the winger will join Maurizio Sarri's men in the summer.

Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said: "It was always Christian's dream to play in the Premier League.

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"That certainly has to do with his American background and as a result we were unable to extend his contract.

"Against this background, we have decided to accept an extremely lucrative bid by Chelsea, given the low contract maturity.

"Christian Pulisic is a character perfect player.

"I am sure that int he coming months he will do everything in his power to bring his quality to the team and to achieve his sporting goals with his team-mates at Borussia Dortmund,'' he said in a statement according to BBC.

Pulisic joined Dortmund as a youth player in 2015 and his contract at Dortmund was due to expire in June 2020.

Earlier, had reported how Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Chelsea who are lining up £35 million bid to lure the 27-year-old to Stamford Bridge.

The Welsh professional footballer has one more year left on his current contract at the Emirates stadium, and the Gunners could lose him for free in the transfer window. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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