Hudson-Odoi reportedly agrees to huge new Chelsea deal

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Callum Hudson-Odoi‘s promise and performance have earned him a very rich five-year new deal, especially given his young age, according to the BBC.

Oh, and his agent certainly deserves some credit, given the rumored and continued pursuit of the Chelsea star from Bayern Munich and other clubs.

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The Englishman turns 19 in November, and plays primarily on the left wing. Rumors of his departure were rooted in his desire for playing time, and Maurizio Sarri gave him a little more than 1000 minutes in which Hudson-Odoi produced five goals and five assists.

Hudson-Odoi must feel assured of a faster track to regular playing time under new manager Frank Lampard, and Chelsea must feel his ruptured achilles tendon will heal up properly.

None of his 2018-19 goals were in the Premier League, but Hudson-Odoi struck four times in Chelsea’s run to the Europa League trophy.

He missed the last month of the system of the season the aforementioned tendon injury, and the BBC says he’ll earn close to $125,000 a week on his new deal at Stamford Bridge. Sky Sports has a source saying, the deal will be between $224,000 and $248,000 a week.

Wow.

The BBC’s report would have CHO earning the highest salary on nine Premier League teams last season, a tied for 47th in the Premier League last season, while Sky’s report puts his wages just outside the Top Ten, level with Romelu Lukaku and Roberto Firmino (Spotrac).