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Zorc opens up on Pulisic talks

7th January 2019, 11:00 by Alex Jack

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc says it was lengthy negotiations that saw Christian Pulisic agree a switch to Chelsea.

Having been linked with a move to Liverpool for a number of weeks, it was Chelsea who looked to have swooped in to secure the USA international's services for next season.

However, Zorc has revealed talks were ongoing between the clubs for a matter of months and feels the deal, that sees Pulisic stay on loan at BVB for the rest of the current campaign, was in the interest of all.

"We took a collective decision with Christian's family and his agent that we would transfer him in the summer of 2019 if he didn't want to extend his contract with us," he told ESPN.

"That decision was taken, and it then came to pass over the last few months."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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