Chelsea boss Sarri explains management of Hudson-Odoi for Watford victory

Watford v Chelsea – Premier League – Vicarage Road

Watford v Chelsea – Premier League – Vicarage Road

Chelsea's teenage sensation Callum Hudson-Odoi is at the middle of the three-way tussle for his services. Sportsmail understands Bayern Munich are set to table a starting offer of £13million for the 18-year-old when the January transfer window opens. The forward played a key role in England U17's world cup victory in 2017, but then failed to claim regular first team football at The Blues, making only 5 appearances this season.

Hudson-Odoi joined Chelsea at U8s level and is viewed as one of the finest talents in the club's academy and one of the best players the Blues have produced in recent seasons. Borussia Dortmund are another club that has been credited with an interest in the 18-year-old.

The skilful left-winger managed to score in one of his four Europa League appearances so far this campaign, while he also got a Premier League chance off the bench against Watford on Boxing Day.

In a double blow for Chelsea, Sarri also confirmed that Hudson-Odoi is expected to miss the trip to Palace this weekend after also being forced off during the closing stages against Watford with a thigh injury - but his problem isn't thought to be as serious as Pedro's.

Now with the wide player said to be frustrated with his lack of opportunities under Maurizio Sarri, he wants to look for chances elsewhere and German champions Bayern Munich are ready to pounce on the situation.

Sarri will be without the duo of Pedro Rodriguez and Callum Hudson-Odoi for the clash against their London rivals at the Selhurst Park.

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