Chelsea have confirmed Callum Hudson-Odoi has signed a new contract on the membership till 2024.
The 18-year-old handed in a switch request in January and the Blues turned down three bids from Bayern Munich.
Hudson-Odoi was sad at a perceived lack of taking part in time underneath Maurizio Sarri and his hand was sturdy given he had simply 18 months left on his deal on the time.
There was lower than a 12 months to run on the winger’s current deal however Frank Lampard’s appointment was pivotal in convincing Hudson-Odoi to remain.
The winger mentioned he was ‘delighted’ to lastly signal the deal and mentioned he is wanting ahead to returning on the pitch.
‘It’s an incredible feeling,’ Hudson-Odoi mentioned after signing his contract.
‘It’s been a protracted wait nevertheless it’s carried out now and I’m actually glad about that. I’ve been a Chelsea participant since I used to be eight and that is the suitable membership for me to be at.
‘I want to lift as many trophies as possible, win as many games as possible and contribute to as many goals as I can as well. As a team, we just want to work hard to achieve the best results we can. I’m delighted every part has been agreed and now I’m simply wanting ahead to correctly getting again.’
Hudson-Odoi is presently recovering from an operation on his Achilles and he hopes to return to motion within the subsequent month.
The midfielder made his return to motion in an U23 recreation in opposition to Brighton earlier this month and Lampard says he can be ‘central’ to Chelsea’s aspect in years to return.
‘I have seen Callum come through and he’s a incredible expertise,’ mentioned Lampard.
‘He goes to be central for us on the pitch and that’s the alternative in entrance of him now.
‘There are issues as a younger participant that he will need to enhance however he will be central to this staff and for England. I need to work with him, I need to drive him ahead and I need to enhance him as a participant.
‘Callum can show, right here at Chelsea, the club he came through the Academy at, that he is going to be a world-class player because I truly believe that’.