Dortmund close to sign Chelsea “Prolific” winger this summer
Borussia Dortmund is plotting a loan move for Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Moreover, the deal could be finalized this final week of the summer transfer window, according to reports.
The 20-year-old has not featured for the Blues this season under Thomas Tuchel this season.
However, the Blues currently have plenty of attacking options, including £98m summer signing Romelu Lukaku.
Hudson-Odoi was chased by Dortmund’s Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich in the past two seasons.
Chelsea rejecting several offers from the German champions before the player signed a £180,000-a-week long-term contract.
Dortmund are not fazed by Tuchel’s desire to keep Hudson-Odoi at Stamford Bridge this season
The report also says Hudson-Odoi’s long-term desire is to remain at Chelsea and work his way up to a first-team regular
but recognizes the need for first-team football and the Blues are waiting to see if Dortmund makes an official offer.
Hudson-Odoi has been an unused substitute in each of Chelsea‘s three Premier League games so far
Chelsea boss Tuchel revealed the winger is frustrated with his lack of game time but still rejected the chance to get some September minutes at the youth international level.
‘I could see the advantage in having some minutes and being in a leading role for the Under 21s
“but he decided differently so he will deal with the consequences,’ Tuchel said.
‘He is not happy with his situation but he never brings his frustration to work.’