Official: Christian Pulisic Thread

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he already contributed 2 goals from 2 corners. finally our set piece game is back on track
 

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Amazing debut for the man.

Shots like these are what we have been missing for such a long long long time.

Gotta take shots from a long range when the opportunity comes. This is one of THE only two ways to open up a tight defense that sits low besides set pieces.
 

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Reading this board and it's thread takes up way too much of my time, and I am not ashamed of it at all 🤣🤷🏽‍♂️.

Some of my thoughts from his first Serie A fixture (his first competitive game period) with Milan:

As a murrican, obviously I've watched puli play extensively over these last 3+ seasons I've watched puli play extensively with Chelsea and the national team. In that time I have rarely seen him play from the RW. So although I know without a doubt the kid has borderline WC ability. Hes talented technically, has high IQ, can take on defenders, has a nose for a goal, not afraid of the moment, can cross well, he can use either foot (scores goals and crosses well with both), has a good first touch, can dribble well, etc. But as I stated earlier that has been almost always from the left wing. With the national team he roams free and often will centralize himself at moments of the game. Similar to what leao did during the game yesterday. But that's always been while playing from the left side.

I hadn't really seen him play much on the right, so I wasn't sure how he would adapt and fare playing on the right. That was my worry about how he would fit into the squad, because Leao has that left side on lock 🔐. I was confident he could adapt well over time but not sure. And then Chuk came in, and his spot immediately became threatened (as it should) He has to prove it on the field, and one could of only hoped he would of came out the gate so well. It was good to see him cut in, take on defenders, nut meg defenders, link up well with Giroud (led to his goal) and others, make solid runs, solid passes, nice crosses, and obviously his goal from the right side. That will give him, the rest of the team including Pioli a boost of confidence. I watched a fair amount of Milan games last season, and they were definitely hurting for some quality on the Right. If Leao was off, or like I've witnessed teams will double and triple down on him at times (as they should of) and forced the other side to create and it was non-existent.

The kid believes in himself and I believe in the right situation like Milan where he has a coach and squad that backs him that he will produce. He bet on himself going to Milan. In a mercato where plenty of players are going to Saudi 🇸🇦 for the 💰 🤑 he took a pay cut to go to Milan and attempt to prove himself at a big club. It was an amazing debut for him and became the first murrican to score goals in 3 of the top 5 leagues in the world. Which just shows the states has severely lacked In producing quality players historically. But he still has much to prove. Can he do it all season? Can he stay fit? Can he be consistent? Can he handle adversity? Can he prove to be a key/star player on a Scudetto/champions league contending squad? The jury is still out, but I hope he can deliver the goods and Milan ball tf out ⚽⚽⚽⚽️with Leao, Puli, Chuk, Okafor, musah, reijnders, cheek, Theo, etc and terrorize serie A and Europe for years to come.
 
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deadly on the middle. can play 1-2, long ball or even straight shooting.

this is what i expected from Brahim last season
 

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Sad to admit but he is a big upgrade over Diaz.
And he fits our system much better.
 

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why would u be sad to admit that
I liked Diaz and would prefer for him to stay.
Especially considering that his last season was the best one with us.
But it took Pulisic only two games to demonstrate that he is much better.
 

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I didn't watch any of the pre-season games in the US, so I first witnessed Pulisic against Monza in the Berlusconi trophy and I thought he was very mediocre. My expectations became very low, and all my hopes were on Chukwueze.

But his first two official games have been absolutely excellent. If he keeps this form up, he'll become one of our best signings in a while.
 
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I didn't watch any of the pre-season games in the US, so I first witnessed Pulisic against Monza in the Berlusconi trophy and I thought he was very mediocre. My expectations became very low, and all my hopes were on Chukwueze.

But his first two official games have been absolutely excellent. If he keeps this form up, he'll become one of our best signings in a while.
Yea I underetsimated him too. Against barca he looked dogshit. But i guess it was just fitness issues.

Chucky also is very good. Needs more time to adapt.
 

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I think calling him cp11 is a bit sus, what do yankees feel?
 

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There is CP9 in One Piece and then there is CP11 at AC Mailand.

A very anime-ish code name that it is.

And it is very likely that he chose to go by CP11 or else the official Milan account would not have used it.

Honeymoon is over for him though.
 

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He seems like a good squad player, above average at many things but not outstanding at any particular thing either
 

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