Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea’s star winger, has disclosed how close he came to signing with Bayern Munich.
The 19-year-old has since marked another arrangement with Chelsea. However, he has conceded that he unequivocally thought about leaving the Premier League over worries over his playing time under previous manager Maurizio Sarri last season.
“I think I was more thinking about it. I wasn’t saying I was definitely going to sign (for Bayern) or I wasn’t going to sign. I was thinking about it,” reveals Hudson-Odoi.
“There were times last year where I felt a bit of frustration or times when I wanted to play more because I love the game.
“I was thinking, ‘What happens if I do that?’ But at the same time, I thought to myself, ‘This is the club that I’ve been at and this is where I want to become a key player’.
“I made the right decision to stay at Chelsea. I’ve been there all my life and I’ve loved the club from day one.
“Obviously, the academy boys who have come through are playing loads of games and I’m happy to be around them. Now I just want to keep working hard for the team and achieve something with the club.”