Breaking news this evening as Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has handed in a transfer request, this according to Sky Sports.

The 18-year-old has been the subject of four offers from German giants Bayern Munich, the most recent of which being £35m. It is understood the transfer request has been submitted in order to force through a move to the Bundesliga Champions.

The winger has failed to see much game time as he would like this season but Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has implemented Hudson-Odoi into the squad more frequently since the turn of the year.

The West London club are keen to keep the youngster and have a 5-year contract ready for him to sign. However, with the success of fellow English wonderkids Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson in Germany, Hudson-Odoi has understandably had his head turned in recent weeks.

Sarri is a big fan of the winger and has praised him in press conferences with the hope it would convince Hudson-Odoi to remain in the blue of Chelsea. The Italian boss has said he now views him ‘on the same level’ as regular starters Willian and Pedro.

It is a story that will rumble on and create headlines right up until the transfer deadline next Thursday, but where will the youngster be playing his football once February arrives?

Written by Liam Wilson.

 

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