Report: Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi submits transfer request amid Bayern interest
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Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi reportedly handed in a transfer request on Saturday in an attempt to force through a move to Bayern Munich.

The reigning Bundesliga champions are pushing hard to sign the 18-year-old, and BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan reports that the feeling is mutual.

Bayern improved their offer to £35 million in early January, leading sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic to publicly state that they "really want" Hudson-Odoi in the winter transfer window.

Chelsea apparently countered by tabling a new contract worth £80,000 a week, but without guarantees over playing time, Hudson-Odoi has decided it would be best for him to leave.

He reportedly took inspiration from former Under-17 teammates Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson, who furthered their careers by making the switch to the Bundesliga.

Hudson-Odoi has made just three Premier League appearance this season, and the signing of Christian Pulisic for £58 million cast even more doubt over the future of the English youngster.

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri denounced Bayern for approaching a player who's currently under contract, calling their behavior unprofessional and disrespectful.

Report: Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi submits transfer request amid Bayern interest
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