35 statistics show that the 21-year-old American Christian Pulisic is currently the best player in the English Premier League

Pulisic has been on fire for Chelsea FC in recent weeks.

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Pulisic has been on fire for Chelsea FC in recent weeks.
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Christian Pulisic is currently the best player in the English Premier League.

That’s according to 35 statistics that have been compiled by Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old American has been on fire for Chelsea FC recently. He hit a hat-trick against Burnley two weeks ago, and followed it up by scoring the winner against Watford seven days later.

He also registered assists in games against Southampton and Norwich City in the weeks prior.

Sky Sports use goals and assists and a wide range of other statistics including dribbles, passes, and touches, to calculate who is the division’s most in-form player over the last five matches.

Pulisic sits top of the pile, ahead of the league’s 463 other players.

Behind him sit five Leicester City players in Jamie Vardy, Ben Chilwell, Caglar Soyuncu, James Maddison, and Ayoze Perez.

Brendan Rodgers’ side sit third in the Premier League having won seven of its 11 games so far, one of which was a 9-0 thrashing of Southampton at the end of October.

Fellow Chelsea forward Willian comes in seventh, while Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Leicester duo Youri Tielemans and Kasper Schmeichel, make up the top 10.

Pulisic believes ‘anything is possible’ at Chelsea

The USA international was part of the Chelsea team that pulled off a sensational comeback against AFC Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Frank Lampard’s men were losing 4-1 just after half-time at Stamford Bridge, however two red cards for the Dutch team changed the tide.

Three quickfire goals from Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho, and finally 18-year-old Reece James – who became the club’s youngest ever Champions League scorer – leveled the game for Chelsea, and it was unlucky not to have fully completed the turnaround had it not been for a handball in the build up to Azpilicueta’s late disallowed goal.

“We showed a lot of resilience and a lot of fight,” Pulisic told Chelsea’s official website after the thrilling encounter.

“Being down 4-1 and to think we were still able to come back is crazy. It says a lot about our team. Anything is possible, that’s our mentality.”

Chelsea next take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday November 9.

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