England and Chelsea wonderkid, Odoi is one of the most sought-after talents in Europe and his contract situation is an uneasy position for his club ahead of talks
Callum Hudson-Odoi increasingly wants to stay at Chelsea and assurances he would be the man to replace Eden Hazard would help to ensure that he renews his contract, Goal understands.
Hazard looks likely to depart for Real Madrid after he confirmed in an interview after the final Premier League game of the season at Leicester on Sunday that he ‘has made his decision’ regarding his future.
Madrid have yet to agree a fee with the Blues for their Belgian talisman as they haggle over a price between €100 million (£87m/$113m) and €130m (£113m/$146m).
The 18-year-old’s desire to want a move away has softened after Maurizio Sarri gave him four Premier League starts in a row before he suffered an Achilles tendon rupture against Burnley in April.
Chelsea’s decision to not begin
talks with Hudson-Odoi, and regarding other club issues, may relate to
the transfer ban, which is likely to affect negotiations with several of
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