Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes playmaker Christian Pulisic has taken his game to another level after another thrilling performance in Tuesday’s 3-2 Premier League victory at Crystal Palace.
The 21-year-old has been superb form since the resumption of the campaign, having scored three goals, won penalty, and foul that are converted to goal for the Blues in their last six fixtures.
Pulisic, who struggled in his first three months at Stamford Bridge before suffered an adductor injury ending of last year, now become Chelsea’s one of the best attackers since restart of the campaign.
And after the forward scored in Tuesday’s 3-2 Premier League victory at Crystal Palace, manager Frank Lampard has heaped praised on USA international and believes he taken his game to another level.
When asked about Pulisic: ‘Hugely important. He has great talent, we know that. He came here at the start of the season in difficult conditions … hadn’t really had a break.
‘But he started to play really well for us and now he has moved his game on to another level, not just how he is going by people but real end product.
‘The top attacking players in the world score goals and score goals regularly that win games …at the moment he is doing that so I’m delighted with him.’
Pulisic’s league tally this season stands at eight goals from 16 starts, raising expectations among fans that he can reach the same level as former club talisman Eden Hazard.
‘I didn’t put any limits on him so he’s not surprised me,’ Lampard added.
‘I knew the talent he had and I wanted to help him when he first got here because of the physical nature of the league. I had to manage him and then unfortunately he had a bad injury.
‘But the hunger that he has, the quality that he’s showing, and the end product has been the most pleasing aspect. Since the restart, he’s been fantastic.’
Christian Pulisic will be hoping to continue his super form when Chelsea return to Premier League action on Saturday evening in mouthwatering encounter with Sheffield United.
The Blues are sitting third in Premier league table with 60 points after clash between Arsenal and Leicester city ended 1-1 draw at Emirates stadium last night.