Chelsea have rejected the prospect to ship out Callum Hudson-Odoi on mortgage and rejected Borussia Dortmund’s try and signal the younger winger.
The 20-year-old has struggled for minutes beneath Thomas Tuchel ever since he was beneath strain in the primary weeks of the supervisor’s reign and was an unused substitute in every of Chelsea’s three Premier League matches to date this yr.
Dortmund made a late push to get Hudson-Odoi on mortgage for the remaining of the season, however as was first revealed by Sky Germany’s Max Bielefeld, the deal is now off the desk.
Chelsea have rejected all presents for Hudson-Odoi and intend to preserve him round Thomas Tuchel’s first staff, the place he’ll supply competitors for a lot of locations throughout the pitch.
In addition to being a menace within the assault, Hudson-Odoi has been an possibility for Tuchel at fullback. On the correct facet, he has performed second fiddle to Reece James, and it had been instructed that the one manner Hudson-Odoi may depart could be if another person got here to cowl the correct again.
The Blues have focused Sevilla’s Jules Kounde, a midfielder who’s comfy on the correct wing, however the Spanish facet have not too long ago confirmed that the 2 groups will not be near agreeing an settlement.
– Jules Kounde has probabilities to go away the membership if any membership pays the discharge clause, says sports activities director Monchi at a press convention. “The only written, formal offer from Chelsea came on Wednesday, around 5pm. We were not happy with the offer, and it was linked to Chelsea selling a player. It was a decent fee but it did not meet our criteria.
“We haven’t spoken to Chelsea since Friday evening. We all determined it was greatest that Jules didn’t journey to Elche. It is regular for gamers to be affected by information of any type. Last yr he had the curiosity from City and now Chelsea this yr.
“If there isn’t any supply that we consider we will reinvest nicely, it’s going to not be accepted. Kounde is aware of that and he’s a improbable skilled. We had a deadline on August 20 however we received the supply on August 25 … and we declined. “