Sun 11 September 2022 | 15:12

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.

Christian Pulisic

's game time under

Thomas Tuchel

was restricted to just 155 minutes of

Premier League

football this season. However, the

USA national team

boss Gregg Berhalter is optimistic the new



Graham Potter

will appreciate the American winger's potential more than their former German boss as the USMNT relies heavily on Pulisic ahead of the

2022 Qatar World Cup

this November.

Berhalter said:

“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 the

Premier League's August Manager of the Month

award for his work with



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 against

Red Bull Salzburg

as Potter prepare for his debut match as the Blues boss.



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