EPL: Tuchel announces Pulisic’s new position ahead of Chelsea vs Crystal Palace clash

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Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has said he has found the best position for his American forward, Christian Pulisic.

According to the German tactician, Pulisic’s new position will enable the former Borussia Dortmund winger showcase his dribbling skills in his 3-4-3 system.

Since taking over at Chelsea, Tuchel has deployed the American international on both sides of the attacking roles behind the striker in the front three and even as a hybrid winger/wing-back on the right side of the pitch.

But the former Paris Saint-Germain boss has now made up his mind to play the attacker in the “half position in the front three,” a position, according to him, would be perfect for him(Pulisic)

“I think the half positions in the front three could be a perfect fit for him,” Tuchel told NBC Sports about his plan for Pulisic.

“I want him to make a lot of dribbles and improve his body positioning; where to open up, where to receive the ball and not lose his speed.

“Because he can have these high-speed dribbling over and over again, and he can kill you with intensity.

“So yeah, this is what we want from him, and he demands a lot of himself.”

Pulisic has made 30 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions this season scoring 3 goals goals and providing 2 assists.

The American is expected to make Thomas Tuchel’s starting line-up as the Blues face Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.

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