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Callum Hudson-Odoi ready to rebuff outside interest and commit long-term future to Chelsea

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is ready to commit his long-term future to the club, according to Football London (opens in new tab).

The England international was heavily linked with a move to Bayern Munich (opens in new tab) in January, but Chelsea turned down a £35m bid from the German giants.

Hudson-Odoi went on to make 24 first-team appearances under Maurizio Sarri last term.

And the forward now believes Stamford Bridge is the best place for him to continue his development.

Reports in July (opens in new tab) suggested that Hudson-Odoi had agreed a new five-year deal with the Blues, but he has yet to put pen to paper on fresh terms.

However, it's thought to only be a matter of time before the 18-year-old – who is set to return to action this month following an Achilles injury – formally commits his future to the club.

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Greg Lea
Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).