What the papers say Paris St Germain are joining the race for Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, The Sun reports. The French giants are said to be preparing a summer bid for the 18-year-old rising star, who is reported to have been the subject of a £35million failed approach by Bayern Munich last month. The ambitious England Under-19 player is said to be unsettled at Stamford Bridge after missing out on first-team football. Hudson-Odoi, whose contract expires in 2020, has only had 13 minutes of Premier League action since the close of the transfer window.
Gianfranco Zola insists Chelsea are providing Callum Hudson-Odoi with “plenty of reasons to feel wanted”, despite the player’s lack of first-team football.
What the papers say Speculation is mounting that Eden Hazard is heading for Real Madrid after the Chelsea midfielder vaguely revealed he had made a decision on his next move. According to Telegraph, that decision is likely to involve telling the Blues of his intention to join the Spanish giants after receiving assurances they will make a bid to sign him in the summer.
What the papers say Bayern Munich will reignite their interest in Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi in the summer, the Mail says. After an unsuccessful bid in the January transfer window, the German club are set revisit another £35million offer for the England Under-19 international, the paper reports.
Chelsea lost 4-0 at Bournemouth on Wednesday for their biggest Premier League defeat in more than 22 years.
Former England striker Michael Owen is baffled by the idea that Callum Hudson-Odoi would be guaranteed more playing time by moving from Chelsea to Bayern Munich.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says Callum Hudson-Odoi must remain loyal to the club who have nurtured him to become one of the best young players in European football.
Chelsea have no intention of selling Callum Hudson-Odoi now, or in the summer.
Willian says Callum Hudson-Odoi can be one of the world’s best players if he stays at Chelsea.
Antonio Rudiger believes it would be a “pity” if Callum Hudson-Odoi leaves Chelsea and has called on the Blues to make the 18-year-old winger stay and sign a new contract.