CHRISTIAN PULISIC claimed Chelsea are desperate to win both the Premier League AND the Champions League after their summer spending spree.

The Blues spent £230million in the transfer window to bring in the likes of Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz and Edouard Mendy.

Christian Pulisic believes Chelsea should be competing to win every trophy this season including the Premier League and Champions League


Christian Pulisic believes Chelsea should be competing to win every trophy this season including the Premier League and Champions LeagueCredit: AP:Associated Press

Defenders Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr – who joined Porto on loan – also arrived on free transfers.

And Pulisic knows splashing the cash must translate into silverware, especially after a trophyless season in Frank Lampard’s first year in charge.

Chelsea will be expecting to improve on their fourth-placed finish – 33 points adrift of Liverpool – from 2019-20 and have a favourable Champions League group-stage draw.

The American, 22, told CBS Sports: “Chelsea is a club with a lot of history that always wants to compete and win titles.

“Our goal is to finish at the highest standing in the Premier League and win every trophy available, Champions League included.

“We’ve got a great group of guys, we’re going to compete, and we’re hungry to win titles.

“Absolutely. Why not? That’s right where we want to be. I think that’s realistic, and we’re gonna compete hard to get those trophies.”

Pulisic arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer after a deal was already agreed with Borussia Dortmund prior to the Blues’ transfer ban.

In his 34 appearances during his debut campaign, the USA international scored 11 goals, including in the FA Cup final before hobbling off injured.

He returned to action as a late substitute against Crystal Palace last weekend and is looking forward to having a big impact this term – especially alongside new faces at Stamford Bridge.

Now fully fit again, the new Chelsea No10, taking the number from Willian, added: “We’ve brought in more experienced players this year with some new signings, and I think we also have a great group of young guys so I think it’s a really good mix.

“Last year was more of a transition year where obviously we couldn’t sign any new players, but we still had some of the guys who’d been there.

“What was great about last year is a lot of the young guys got a lot of experience.


“This year there’s definitely a boosted confidence, we’ve got an edge. We’re ready, we want to compete, and we want to win titles.

“I had another tough injury, and it was really hard work to get back out there.

“I’m really excited I got some minutes on Saturday before the break. Now I just wish we had a game sooner, to be honest. But at least I’ll get a little rest.

“I was just really happy to make my season debut. It felt like a new beginning almost.

“A new number, a new season. Obviously there are a lot of new players, too. Just a really great feeling overall.”

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