USMNT boss Berhalter: Tuchel sacking is positive for Pulisic
The German manager who won the Champions League with the Blues in 2021, was sacked by the club after their shock 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in their Champions League opener on Tuesday and was replaced by the former Brighton boss, Graham Potter.
's game time underThomas Tuchel
was restricted to just 155 minutes ofPremier League
football this season. However, theUSA national team
boss Gregg Berhalter is optimistic the newChelsea
will appreciate the American winger's potential more than their former German boss as the USMNT relies heavily on Pulisic ahead of the2022 Qatar World Cup
“I’m not happy a guy lost his job. But if this means more opportunity for Christian, then it’s positive because he’s a guy that’s proven that he can perform at that level. We’ll just have to wait and see.”
Winning three of their five games in August with the Seagulls, Potter dropped points against Newcastle United settling on a draw before losing to Marco Silva's Fulham as the new Chelsea boss got nominated for thePremier League's August Manager of the Month
award for his work withBrighton
After Premier League games were postponed for the death of
Queen Elizabeth II
, Chelsea will be back in action in their Wednesday Champions League clash againstRed Bull Salzburg
as Potter prepare for his debut match as the Blues boss.
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