Despite being linked with moves away from the club, with suggestions that he could be used as a makeweight in deals to bring Erling Haaland and Kingsley Coman to the club, Callum Hudson-Odoi is staying at Chelsea this summer.
However, he will be aware that he has lot to prove having been on the periphery of Thomas Tuchel’s squad towards the end of last season, with suggestions of a lack of application.
However, the player who has been the subject of several big money bids from Bayern Munich in the past, had a difficult 2020 which may have explained his indifferent form , first contracting Covid and then picking up an ankle injury.
There have been off-the-field incidents as well which have damaged his public image, and earlier this month he was in court on speeding charges.
However, he is still only 20, and much of his potential is still to be realised, although there are indications that this could be a make or break season If he wants to make it at Stamford Bridge.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.