BAYERN MUNICH have admitted they are desperate to sign Chelsea wonderkid Callum Hudson-Odoi.
The German giants have spoken for the first time about their pursuit of the 18-year-old.
Callum Hudson-Odoi is on the radar of Bayern Munich – but Chelsea are standing firmReutersHudson-Odoi has been heavily linked with a January move to the Allianz Arena with Bayern reportedly making a number of bids to land the England youth international.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has urged the talented teen to remain with the Blues.
And he handed him a start in Tuesday’s 1-0 Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg defeat to Tottenham describing how he “played like a player of 25, 26 years”.
But Bayern, who trail league leaders Borussia Dortmund by six points, are still chasing their man.
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed the club are desperate to sign Callum Hudson-OdoiEPACallum Hudson-Odoi is believed to be ready to quit Chelsea and ply his trade in the BundesligaGetty Images – GettyAnd sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic sees Hudson-Odoi as an ideal player for the club.
Speaking to German newspaper Bild, he the 41-year-old Bosnian said: “He is a very interesting player we really want to sign.
“He has qualities that fit our game. He can dribble, he is fast, he moves well towards the goal.
“He is a young player who has great potential to evolve.
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The German champions are desperate to land the winger and believe they have met the Blues’ valuation.
Hudson-Odoi, 18, is out of contract at the end of next season and has told Chelsea he will NOT be signing a new deal after agreeing terms with Bayern.
But the Blues are determined to hold on to him until the summer as they battle an injury crisis.
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“I see in him a really good player who would certainly be a good face to join us.”
If Hudson-Odoi was to make the move to Germany he would become the latest English talent to head to the Bundesliga.
Jadon Sancho is currently starring at Dortmund and Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson is impressing on loan at Hoffenheim.
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