- Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their attempt to sign Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic
- United are said to have identified Pulisic as an ideal player to help them sort out their challenges in the attack
- However, the latest reports indicate that the Blues will block any attempt by United to sign the American international
- Pulisic is looking to leave Stamford Bridge this summer after failing to earn Thomas Tuchel's faith to start him
Chelsea have reportedly quashed any chances of Christian Pulisic joining rivals Manchester United.
Pulisic is desperate to leave Stamford Bridge this summer as he wants more regular football after failing to break into Thomas Tuchel's first team.
Reports indicate the American international would consider a loan move to Old Trafford to join United, who are keen to strengthen their attack after a poor start to the new season.
According to Metro UK, the Red Devils are scrambling around to sign players before the transfer window shuts and had identified Pulisic as a solution to their woes in the attack.
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Chelsea ready to block Christian Pulisic's move to Man United
However, the deal is in danger of hitting a snag, with Chelsea unwilling to allow the winger to join a rival club.
BBC Sport reports that the Blues will block any attempt by the Red Devils to secure the services of Pulisic.
The development comes at a time the Erik ten Hag-tutored side have found it difficult to convince first-grade footballers to join them.
The OId Trafford dwellers have failed with bids to sign Ajax ace Antony, while they are yet to be successful in an offer to secure the services of PSV star Cody Gakpo.
Marc Cucurella completes switch to Chelsea
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Marc Cucurella from Brighton and Hove Albion.
The Premier League giants took to their social media pages to confirm the completion of negotiations between all the involved parties.
Top sports journalist Fabrizio Romano had confirmed the transfer two days ago, only for Brighton to rebuff the claims.