Sports News of Monday, 7 January 2019
Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to be handed Arjen Robben’s number 10 jersey at Bayern Munich if he joins the club.
German giants Bayern Munich have made two bids for the 18 year old, which has been rejected by Chelsea.
But with Arjen Robben set to leave in the summer, the Ghanaian has been the Bavarians top target and according to reports, Hudson-Odoi has agreed terms with the club.
Hudson-Odoi starred in Chelsea’s 2-0 FA Cup win over Nottingham Forest over the weekend, showing the world exactly why Bayern are so keen on him with two assists in the victory.
According to the Scottish Sun, Bayern have already picked out the 18-year-old’s shirt at the club and plan to give him Arjen Robben’s number.
Hudson-Odoi is open to a move to Germany and has so far refused to sign a new contract with Chelsea.
The Blues think the Englishman has a bright future at Stamford Bridge, but are considering cashing in should Bayern meet their £40m asking price.
Chelsea could block Hudson-Odoi’s attempts to leave, but are aware if the winger runs down his contract they will only recieve a compensation fee.
Hudson-Odoi’s current deal expires in the summer of 2020 and the teenager has risen through the club’s youth ranks having spent his entire career to date at Chelsea.