Chelsea: Callum Hudson-Odoi could return from Bayer Leverkusen early with Graham Potter a big fan

Chelsea may recall Callum Hudson-Odoi from Bayer Leverkusen loan in January as new coach Graham Potter was a huge fan of the young player… who left Stamford Bridge amid a lack of playing time under Thomas Tuchel.

  • Callum Hudson-Odoi joined Bayer Leverkusen on loan from Chelsea this summer
  • The 21-year-old has been frustrated by his lack of action under Thomas Tuchel
  • But new blues boss Graham Potter is believed to be a big fan of Hudson-Odoi
  • Reports claim Potter and Boehle could bring him back to Chelsea in January

Chelsea are considering recalling Callum Hudson-Odoi from his loan spell at Bayer Leverkusen because new manager Graham Potter is a huge fan of the player, according to reports.

Hudson-Odoi, 21, left the club on the final day of the summer transfer window, as the arrivals of Raheem Sterling and Mark Cucurella questioned the first-team’s chances either on the winger or at full-back.

But the German outlet Build Both Potter, who replaced Thomas Tuchel as blues coach earlier this month, and new owner Todd Boehley are both big fans of the England international and could call him back to Stamford Bridge earlier than planned thanks to a clause in the deal. loan it out.

Callum Hudson-Odoi joined Bayer Leverkusen on the final day of the summer transfer window

Despite failing to get the score sheet, Hudson-Odoi has impressed in his five games for Leverkusen so far and scored one pass in the process, having already spoken to Bohle about his future with Chelsea before leaving.

The youngster recently said: “When the club tries to get a player on loan, they always want to buy that option at the end of the season.

Todd was saying, “Listen, we want you to come back here. You’re still on the radar of being wanted by the club.”

Hudson-Odoi has told Chelsea he wants to leave in the summer after he was frustrated by the lack of minutes under Tuchel, who gave him just 11 appearances in 15 league games last season.

New Chelsea owner Todd Boyle is enjoying his first full season at the club

Graham Potter became Chelsea coach earlier this month

New Chelsea boss Graham Potter (right) and owner Todd Boyle (left) are both Hudson-Odoi fans.

Hudson-Odoi made 126 appearances for Chelsea, while scoring 16 goals for the club

Hudson-Odoi made 126 appearances for Chelsea, while scoring 16 goals for the club

The Blues Academy graduate appears to have already settled in Germany, playing a vital role in Leverkusen’s Champions League win over Atletico Madrid two weeks ago.

But despite his more regular involvement with the Bundesliga club, Hudson-Odoi has been excited about the prospect of a return to Chelsea, as he believes Buhli is looking to build a squad full of young talent.

“The way is [Boehly] He’s trying to set him up, there are a lot of young players he’s trying to buy over the next few years.

This shows that he wants to integrate the players into the team and help them develop.

You are still on the radar of being wanted by the club. The way he’s trying to set him up, there are a lot of young players he’s trying to buy over the next few years.

“It shows that he wants to integrate the players into the team and help them develop.”

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