Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is thought to be warming to the idea of committing his long-term future to the club and is eager to inherit the No. 10 shirt at Stamford Bridge if
The teenager's current contract is still set to expire in 2020 so Chelsea will have to extend their academy graduate's deal, but it's added that so far the club haven't made an attempt to kick start negotiations with Hudson-Odoi's agent.
Even when Chelsea do, however, Hudson-Odoi will still demand first-team assurances before putting pen to paper, as well as requesting to inherit's Hazard's shirt number and role on the pitch.
The Belgium international is believed to be on the cusp of signing on the dotted line at the
Despite becoming frustrated at his lack of game time during the first half of the season, Hudson-Odoi has gone on to make 23 appearances across all competitions where he's scored five goals and claimed the same amount of assists.
So Hudson-Odoi would be likely to sign a new contract if he could be the main one to replace Hazard.— Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) May 15, 2019
MAKE IT HAPPEN, @ChelseaFC
Don’t lose what this 18 yr old could be for someone like Coutinho. Find a ST & maybe a LB and make Hudson-Odoi a BIG part of next season.
Hudson-Odoi has also been called up to Gareth Southgate's England squad thanks to his performances for the Blues, and he went on to assist one of their goals against Montenegro