Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi wants to stay at the club and fight for his place in Thomas Tuchel’s team despite being linked with a move to Bayern, according to reports.
Hudson-Odoi has spent his entire career at Stamford Bridge, playing 98 matches since breaking into the first-team in 2018.
But the England international only started 10 Premier League games last campaign, with the arrivals of Ziyech, Timo Werner and Havertz last summer creating competition in London.
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Hudson-Odoi has been linked with a transfer move to Bayern in recent years, with Tuchel considering using the player in a deal to bring Kingsley Coman to the club.
According to The Sun, Hudson-Odoi is not interested in leaving his club and wants to stay at Chelsea and fight for his place in the team.
Hudson-Odoi took part in pre-season training at the club’s training complex in Cobham on Monday as the Blues prepare for the start of the 2021-22 season.
The Blues enjoyed an outstanding second-half to last campaign to finish fourth in the Premier League, reach the FA Cup final and win the UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to back Tuchel – who took over from Frank Lampard as manager midway through the 2019-20 season – with a number of new signings this summer.
Former PSG and Dortmund manager Tuchel wants to sign a new striker to replace Olivier Giroud and provide competition for Timo Werner, with Haaland, Lukaku and Lewandowski among the names linked with the club.
Chelsea are also expected to sign a new defender this summer and have expressed interest in Real Madrid’s Varane, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United.