USMNT young star Christian Pulisic's future appears to be in Germany. After interest from Liverpool, Pulisic signed a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund on Monday. The deal sees him extend his contract until June 30, 2020. Here's what this move means for him, the USMNT and other Americans. Obviously every player wants to have a nice contract, especially a long-term one. This should end any thoughts the midfielder has had about leaving the club, if at all. He is at a club renowned for developing young talent and this should only aid in his improvement, which could reach the level of European soccer star. "I still have a lot to learn," Pulisic said. "I feel Dortmund offers the best conditions
* Champions Juve beat Lazio 2-0 with attacking line-up * Coach Allegri goes on the offensive after criticism * Inter edge Palermo for sixth straight league win (Updates with Roma v Cagliari) By Brian Homewood Jan 22 (Reuters) - Serie A leaders Juventus, their pride wounded by defeat at Fiorentina eight days ago, brushed aside Lazio 2-0 on Sunday after coach Massimiliano Allegri threw caution to the wind in response to criticism following last weekend's reverse. Second-placed AS Roma squeezed past Cagliari 1-0 thanks to Edin Dzeko's 14th league goal of the season to keep up the pressure and Inter Milan won their sixth successive league game as they beat Palermo by the same score in a rain-sodden match.
When Antonio Conte settled into his chair in the bowels of the Stamford Bridge press room on Sunday, the Italian felt the warm comfort of a points cushion. Sixteen games remain of the season, and the feeling around west London is that it’s now Chelsea’s title to lose. Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City, part of the chasing pack at the top of the Premier League, barely have Conte’s men in their sights.