Christian Pulisic, 20 years old US international, who was connected with Arsenal and Liverpool, linked with Borussia Dortmund in 2015 as a youth player.
“In the summer I move on to Chelsea and to a new competition, the English Premier League,” Pulisic said to the official website of Chelsea.
Pulisic made his appearance in 23 games and scored total 9 goals for the US.
“It’s a privilege to have signed for such a legendary club and I look forward to working hard towards being a contributor to their team of world-class players.” said Pulisic.
Michael Zorc, the director of Borussia Dortmund, said: “It was always Christian’s dream to play in the Premier League.
“That certainly has to do with his American background, and as a result we were unable to extend his contract.
“Against this background, we have decided to accept an extremely lucrative bid by Chelsea, given the low contract maturity.”
It will raise genuine questions over the eventual fate of academy graduate Callum Hudson-Odoi, be that as it may, whose agreement is set to lapse in year and a half.
Hudson-Odoi has awed during his constrained periods on the pitch this season and has pulled in a lot of enthusiasm from clubs around Europe.
Maurizio Sarri wants to keep the exceptionally appraised youngster at Stamford Bridge however Pulisic’s late spring entry will just expand the competition for spots.
The contract of Pulisic with Borussia Dortmund was scheduled to expire in June-2020.
“It was always Christian’s dream to play in the Premier League,” Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc told the club’s official website.
When he was 17-years-old he made his debut in Bundesliga on Jan-2016 and after 2 months of his debut he won the USA cap for the first time.
Pulisic has played 81 games in the German top flight and made his 20 appearances in the Champions League.
He has scored total 3 goals during his eighteen appearances in all competitions this season for Dortmund.
Marina Granovskaia, the director of Chelsea, characterized Pulisic as “one of Europe’s most sought-after young players”.
She said: “At just 20, we believe he has the potential to become an important Chelsea player for many years to come”.
Pulisic signed his 1st major Premier League since the window of transfer reached him on 1st-Jan.
The leaders Liverpool are 11 points ahead from Chelsea, who is 4th in Premier League.
Dortmund is leading with 6 points in the Bundesliga and will play against Tottenham in the final sixteen of the Champions League.