Liverpool move for Christian Pulisic talked up


United are interested in the possibility of a move for Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic, according to reports in The Independent.

Pulisic adds that he always watches game footage of himself to learn from his mistakes, and after some gentle prodding, he also reveals that he's benefitted from watching how teammate Marco Reus makes his runs beyond the defence. Despite Pulisic's production, which earned him US Male Player of the Year honors, the US failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho are both enamored with Pulisic, who could give the USA the representation it so heavily lacks in Premier League play.

Both teams desperately need reinforcements to maintain their Champions League' promotion hopes, and there seems to be another derby battle outside the field.

Former Dortmund boss Klopp piled praise on Pulisic in February 2015, when the attacker was coming through the ranks at the Bundesliga club and it's thought the player remains in his thinking. "Now that I've kind of got there, I try to set smaller, short-term goals for myself".

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The Premier League big boys feel Pulisic is the ideal signing in a commercial sense, as well as landing a world-class talent. I think if we continue to do that then of course players will come up and there will be new talents.

"German sources are adamant the 19-year-old is not going to be available in the current transfer window but might be available in the summer - at a huge cost". He just has one or two touches and wouldn't be right. I don't care much about that.

"The temptation is to credit Pulisic's success, at least in part, to US Soccer". Liverpool, who already tried in in vain to sign him in 2016, and Manchester United are particularly keen to acquire his services in light of their American owners. Anyone following the worldwide scene is following Pulisic, so he would bring in a massive US crowd for whichever team gets him. "I think what I learned and how I learned from going through when you're 17 until you're 19 and fighting everyday with other players - you're fighting for a pro contract, really - is something we definitely can learn from".