The club did not give details, but Pulisic injured his right knee in Thursday’s game against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in London. He was attempting a shot deep in the penalty area in the 16th minute when John Stones executed a clean tackle that hampered the follow-through.
He left the game, missing out on the FA Cup with a loss to Manchester City on Sunday.
The injury comes amid speculation that Chelsea will let him go during this month’s transfer window. He has been linked with the 24-year-old attacker since his move to Chelsea for the dollar (a record for an American player).
Injuries make a winter transfer unlikely and it is almost certain that he will miss the Concacaf Nations League game in late March. Opportunity. The MLS heavy roster will be in his Los Angeles area for two friendly games this month.
The US team’s next major competition is this summer’s Concacafe Gold Cup.
Knee disease develops less than 6 weeks after Pulisic suffered a pelvic contusion When he scored against Iran in the group finale of the World Cup, a 1-0 win that propelled the Americans to the Round of 16. 4 days later he Lost 3-1 to Holland.
Pulisic World Cup Assisted Tim Ware’s goal in the group opener against Wales — surpassed his Chelsea campaign. He has appeared in all but one of his Premier League games this season, but he has only scored one goal and one assist in six appearances.
Recently, however, Pulisic returned to the line-up and started in Chelsea’s three games following the World Cup hiatus.
In the UEFA Champions League, Pulisic will start in one of the Blues’ six group games, as they face Borussia Dortmund in the Round of 16 (15 February and 7 March).
Pulisic’s absence comes in the midst of a tough injury-ridden season for Chelsea, who have fallen into a 1-4-1 rut, falling to 10th in the 20-team Premier League with a 7-6-4 record. is.