Cancelo names the ‘hardest’ PL winger he has confronted

Joao Cancelo has chosen Chelsea star Christian Pulisic because the “hardest winger” he has confronted within the Premier League to date.

Pulisic joined Borussia Dortmund when he was just 16. He did his Bundesliga for them in January 2016.

The American went on to play 127 instances for the German uniform. In that time, he had 19 goals and 26 assists.

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This type tempted Chelsea to sign the 22-year-old player for round £ 58m in January 2019. He spent the remainder of the season on loan with Dortmund earlier than becoming a member of the Premier League side forward of the 2019/20 marketing campaign.

The midfielder made a big impression throughout his first season at Stamford Bridge. He grabbed eleven goals and ten assists from his 34 outings because the Blues finished fourth within the top flight.

Pulisic has struggled to hit the identical highs in a disturbing season this time round. He has two goals and one assist out of 25 outings this season.

Regardless of this, Cancelo said Star Sports activities Football that Pulisic’s “fast dribbles” make him the defender’s hardest opponent:

“I often discuss to my teammates about it. It could sound unusual however to me, probably the most tough winger I’ve confronted within the Premier League is Pulisic from Chelsea.

“He’s a really succesful and fast player with fast dribbling ball.

“So for me, he is the toughest winger I’ve played.”


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