Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic has promised to be ‘back in no time’ after the hamstring injury which forced him off the pitch in the FA Cup final against local rival Arsenal at Wembley stadium on Saturday evening.
The American star had opened the scoring for Frank Lampard’s men with clever finish after good work from former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud in Saturday’s behind closed door FA Cup final against Arsenal after just five minutes of the match.
Pulisic was carried off in the opening stages of the second half when he pulled a hamstring injury problems as bore down on the Gunners goal.
Despite appearing to be in obvious pain, the USA skipper still attempted a shot at Emiliano Martinez’s goal before falling to the turf in agony and making a tearful withdrawal from the pitch.
And following, match the former Borussia Dortmund star took his official media account to provides injury update after tearful withdrawal from FA Cup final.
The 21-year-old wrote: ‘Gave it everything we had. Wasn’t our day.. thank you guys for your support I’ll be back in no time.’
His latest injury problems has been huge blows for Frank Lampard & co. as they preparing for their second leg of Champions League last-16 clash against Bayern Munich on Saturday, which they’ll enter 3-0 down from the first leg.
Meanwhile, Cesar Azpilicueta was also forced off with a hamstring injury in the first half, while winger Pedro, who had replaced Pulisic, suffered a shoulder injury in the closing moments of the match.