Categories

Additional

Website Language

Active date

Callum Hudson–Odoi staying at Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri says

Bayern Munich target Callum Hudson-Odoi is staying at Chelsea, according to Maurizio Sarri.

Sky Sports claims, that Chelsea turn down an official transfer request from Bayern.

Bayern have seen four bids – the last for £35m – rejected by Chelsea, with Sarri describing Hudson-Odoi as the “future of English football”.

“As you know I don’t have the power to sign a new contract. On the pitch I am very happy with him. The club told me in this market window he will remain with us for sure, and very probably in the next. I am really very happy with this. He is improving. I think he will be the future of our club and English football,” Sarri said.

“I am not frustrated because on the pitch he is doing very well. I am not happy with the situation but every big team has the same problem. It is not easy to keep these young players. He is one of the best 18-year-old players in Europe. But the club told me he is out of the market and probably he will be in July. I don’t know [if he is happy]. But on the pitch he is superb.”

However, Sarri doesn’t know what he can do to convince Hudson-Odoi to sign a new deal.

“I cannot do anything, I don’t have the power to make him do that. It is impossible to promise him he will play every match. It depends on the situation.”

Denis Suarez picture with Arsenal shirt goes viral amid links with a move