Chelsea head coach Graham Potter ‘appreciates’Callum Hudson-Odoi will be there ‘absolutely shine’According to journalist, he was at Stamford Bridge when his Bayer Leverkusen loan ends. Simon Phillips.
What’s the latest news involving Hudson-Odoi?
Hudson-Odoi JoinedLeverkusen, the Bundesliga giants, has been loaned to Chelsea for the remainder of the season.
Already, the 21-year old has made an impression in his new environment. Five appearancesClaim an assistance
It has. Emerged that Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly sanctioned Hudson-Odoi’s loan switch to Leverkusen but was unwilling to include an option to make the move permanent due to believing the winger has a bright future in west London.
The German side Beat Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund – along with the likes of Crystal Palace, Newcastle United, West Ham United, Leicester City, Southampton and Everton – to the Blues’ academy product’s services.
It is understoodHudson-Odoi contacted former Chelsea chief Tuchel and asked him to let him go on loan before the transfer window shut earlier in the month. Hudson-Odoi was frustrated at a lackluster game-time.
What has Simon Phillips to say about Hudson-Odoi
Phillips believes Potter admires Hudson-Odoi.
The journalist feels the wide-man could thrive in a role Raheem Sterling was deployed in during Chelsea’s Champions League group stage clash with Red Bull Salzburg.
Phillips said to GIVEMESPORT “Potter really likes Hudson-Odoi and tried to sign him at Brighton recently. It’s clear that he is a player that Potter appreciates.
“I think, in Potter’s system, we saw Raheem Sterling play as a wing-back but he wasn’t really a wing-back or a winger because he was the furthest player forward for most of the game against Salzburg.
“Hudson-Odoi, in that role, could absolutely shine and I’m sure he’s got one eye on that at the moment.”
Hudson-Odoi may be able to return to his loan early.
Bild, a German media outlet, reports that the information was obtained via the Daily MailThanks to a clause that was added to the loan agreement, Hudson-Odoi could return to Chelsea earlier than anticipated.
Boehly, who was the leader of a statewide protest movement, is reported to have suggested that he could be recalled in January. £4.25billion takeoverPotter and May being huge Potter fans.
Hudson-Odoi, who is entering the final two years in his career £120,000-per-weekContract at Stamford Bridge, already shows that he can be a creative force in Chelsea.