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Chelsea evening headlines as Pulisic injuries are explained, Silva makes Premier League admission

Good evening, Chelsea fans. Here are your evening headlines for Tuesday, November 10.

Pulisic injuries explained by USA boss

United States national team boss Gregg Berhalter believes Christian Pulisic’s consistent injury problems at Chelsea could be due to the physicality and packed schedule of English football.

Pulisic has missed the Blues’ last three games with a hamstring issue suffered in the warm-up ahead of the win at Burnley.

And Berhalter believes the winger’s injury woes since joining Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund are because he is still adapting to the rigours of English football.

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“I really see it as a young player who is just adapting to the demands of a different game, a different schedule,” he told Fox Sports when asked about Pulisic’s injury problems.

“When you get injured, when you have a muscle injury, it takes you a while to get fully fit and recover and this is part of his recovery process.

“I have no doubt that he’s going to be a player that is fit for a very long period of time when he gets through this period.

“Christian is in camp and is listed as day-to-day. It says a lot about Christian that he wasn’t playing for Chelsea but wanted to come into this camp and be around the team. His status is day-to-day.”

Premier League leaves Silva struggling with headaches

Chelsea centre-back Thiago Silva has been left with headaches after Premier League games due to the intense nature of the top flight and the “non-stop aerial duels”.

The 36-year-old Brazilian, who had never played in England before his summer switch from Paris Saint-Germain, has impressed for the Blues, helping Frank Lampard’s side keep six clean sheets in his eight games.

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