Fabregas 'needs to go' from Chelsea, says Sarri amid interest from France

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Callum Hudson-Odoi tells Chelsea he wants to leave the club this month

Odoi came up through the ranks at Chelsea but the 18-year-old is yet to become a first team regular.

Bayern will have been particularly interested to see whether or not their transfer target, who only turned 18 two months ago, would sink or swim but there was no hint of the pressure getting to Hudson-Odoi.

Apart from a lack of playing time, Christian Pulisic's arrival at the club has also threatened Hudson-Odoi's position in the squad with both players lining up in similar roles and positions. "I don't want a very important player as Cesc unhappy".

'In the last match he played very well and today very well.


The 18-year-old has now made seven appearances for the Blues this season, scoring one goal in the Europa League against PAOK.

"We were in control of the match, we defended very well against opponents who are very unsafe in the offensive phase, I think we deserved more. Maybe he does not read anything".

Sarri said Hudson-Odoi is now ready to compete for a starting spot with the likes of Willian and Pedro. I can play with only two wingers, three is hard. "I don't know the situation with the club, but for me he is an important player". For his future, I wish him all the best.

Hudson-Odoi has insisted he is exclusively focused on Chelsea amid Bayern's interest.


But unlike his compatriots, who are now plying their trade in the Bundesliga, Hudson-Odoi's target will be to make himself a first-team regular at Bayern, with Arjen Robben set to leave the club at the end of the season while Franck Ribery's downfall has been rather evident.

"He's very young. He has a very great future here, in England, with the national team and with Chelsea".

A source told ESPN FC the academy youngster does not plan on signing a new deal, with his existing contract set to expire in 2020. "Secondly, because I do not want players on the pitch who are at risk of substitution like Willian, Pedro or Olivier Giroud so I prefer to play with young players".


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