Callum Hudson-Odoi will attempt to pressure Chelsea to half methods with him this month, with Bayern Munich publically confirming their curiosity within the 18-year-old.
A bid within the area of £35m is on the desk from the reigning German champions, and the Mail report that the thrilling teenage prodigy is able to refuse any contract extension supplied by the Blues – leaving them going through the prospect of dropping him cheaply within the coming summer time and even totally free 12 months later.
Hudson-Odoi’s points with Chelsea are, by all accounts, in regards to the quantity of taking part in time he’ll get in Maurizio Sarri’s system reasonably than any monetary package deal that’s being supplied – with a rising variety of younger English gamers transferring to prime European leagues to earn possibilities to develop and show themselves.
Jadon Sancho has develop into the poster boy for the rising motion in the direction of the continent, making the swap from Manchester City to Borussia Dortmund 18 months in the past. A disrupted 2017/18 marketing campaign noticed him function 12 occasions within the Bundesliga as he settled into the squad, however elevated recreation time and improved efficiency this season have seen him rating six occasions and rack up seven assists – sitting second in the complete league for objectives arrange.
Hudson-Odoi’s abilities have been ranked alongside Sancho’s, with the latter even telling his shut buddy to stop Chelsea for Germany, leaving the Blues with a tough choice. If he leaves for a international membership on the finish of his contract, Chelsea are solely prone to be due round £500,000 in compensation.
The one method to maintain Hudson-Odoi, because it stands, can be to considerably improve his recreation time. With Maurizio Sarri seemingly unwilling to bend on that time, the Blues now danger dropping one of many nice English prospects for a pittance.
Within the meantime, they might at all times mortgage him out to the Eredivisie.