Chelsea driving race to sign Christian Pulisic but would prefer not to meet £70m asking cost
Christian Pulisic has emerged as Chelsea’s top transfer target – however the Stamford Bridge side dread passing up a great opportunity in January due to Borussia Dortmund’s asking cost.
The Bundesliga leaders are demanding a fee in the area of £70million for the USA worldwide.
This valuation has prevented other potential suitors including Liverpool.
In any case, the high asking cost may urge other potential suitors to wait for his contract to run down further before making a move.
Pulisic, 20, has year and a half left on his ebb and flow contract, but has fallen down the pecking order at Westfalenstadion this season.
This has created a lot of enthusiasm for his administrations and he is needed by a host of Premier League sides.
This has restricted the Pennsylvania-conceived assailant to only 10 appearances and one goal so far this season.
Chelsea are quick to sign Pulisic as a potential substitution for Eden Hazard, who has attracted heavy interest from Real Madrid and also has 18 months left on his contract.
Since making his presentation matured 17 of every 2016, Pulisic has gone on to appear 107 times and score 15 goals in all competitions for Dortmund.
He likewise featured for the USA in their 3-0 annihilation to England in November, and has become an essential part of the international set-up.