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Pulisic, Kovacic the unlikely stars of blossoming Chelsea
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Bangladesh, Nov. 28 -- One required some tough love. The other needed a new coach and his fresh set of ideas.
It took a while for Christian Pulisic and Mateo Kovacic to establish themselves at Chelsea, prompting doubts about the wisdom of their recent big-money arrivals.
Now they're in the team, there appears to be little chance of them leaving it.
Pulisic is the 21-year-old American winger who joined from Borussia Dortmund in the offseason as a marquee $73 million signing but didn't start a match of any significance for Chelsea in September or nearly all of October. Quite simply, Frank Lampard did not think Pulisic was showing enough in training - quite a damning assessment for a young player in a new country to digest.
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