Pulisic has joined up with his US Men’s National Team teammates over the international break as they prepare to face Cuba and Canada. Chelsea winger excited about national team fixtures.
The international break is a chance to play some football for Pulisic as the US begin play in the newly created CONCACAF Nations League. They may be just glorified friendlies, but the 21-year-old is fully focused on them. Chelsea winger excited about national team fixtures.
“We expect tough games,” Pulisic said.
“Against Cuba, it is a nice home game in DC, we want to show everyone what this young group is about and what we can do and what we are looking like going forward. It’s a really big time for us. I think Canada should be really exciting as well because they have a good young team too. I’m excited.”
When asked whether he feels the international break has come at the right time, Pulisic said, “When I go there [the USMNT], I want to get minutes and gain more international experience. It can only help me here at Chelsea.”
The USMNT face Cuba on Friday 11 October and then travel to Toronto to play Canada on 15 October.
Pulisic has been settling into life at the London club since having signed for them from Borussia Dortmund in January.
He has played just five out of eight games for Chelsea till now. Pulisic has opened up about his situation at the west London club earlier.
He said: “Culture-wise, it’s been easier than Germany.
“Obviously I haven’t been getting as many minutes as I would like. I know my time’s going to come.
“I’m not just going to throw a fit and give up ever, so if I’m on the bench it doesn’t mean the gaffer doesn’t think I’m a part of the team. I’ve just got to keep pushing.”