From a shambles at Chelsea to a mess in Milan: Christian Pulisic is swapping one crisis club for another

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Christian Pulisic clearly needed to leave Chelsea this summer. His career had stagnated at Stamford Bridge. He played under three different managers last season: Thomas Tuchel, Graham Potter and Frank Lampard. Not one of them considered Pulisic worthy of a regular starting spot.

Pulisic was obviously hindered by injury issues - again - while the chaos caused by the new owners' spending spree hardly helped matters. He was pushed down the pecking order by inferior players. It is, therefore, easy to understand why he jumped at the chance to move to AC Milan. If he remains fit, regular game time is guaranteed.

However, is he simply swapping one poorly-run club for another? Chelsea's new owners appear to have more money than sense, but they certainly don't lack ambition. They clearly want to win. But can we really say the same about their fellow Americans at San Siro?

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Pulisic has done well to escape from the circus at Stamford Bridge, but there is a legitimate fear that he is walking right into the middle of a mess in Milan.