Christian Pulisic set to be sidelined for several games

Many American soccer fans have been eagerly anticipating news as Gregg Berhalter gets ready to captain the USMNT in four matches in early 2023.

Following the knee injury sustained by the Chelsea and USMNT star, “Christian Pulisic injury update” has been a frequently googled term.

The incident happened on Thursday, January 5, during Chelsea’s 1-0 Premier League loss to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. 

When John Stones stopped the 24-year-old from scoring during, he seemed to jar his right knee.

Christian Pulisic was removed from the game in the 22nd minute.

Gregg Berhalter has now admitted that the Captain America-dubbed Chelsea No.10’s injury is more serious than first believed, contrary to what he initially said.

Due to his knee injury, Pulisic will undoubtedly miss the forthcoming USMNT friendlies against Serbia and Colombia on January 26 and January 29, respectively.

The USMNT’s CONCACAF Nations League matches against Grenada and El Salvador, which are scheduled for March 24 and 27, present the American with a race against time to be fit.

Berhalter will definitely be upset by this information.

The USMNT still has enough talent, including Weston McKennie, Timothy Weah, Yunus Musah, and Brenden Aaronson, to win those four matches.

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