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Callum Hudson-Odoi sums up the biggest difference between Maurizio Sarri & Frank Lampard’s Chelsea

Callum Hudson-Odoi has committed his long-term future to Chelsea by signing a new contract
has dedicated his long-term future to Chelsea by signing a brand new contract (Picture: Getty)

Callum Hudson-Odoi insists Chelsea’s dressing room is a much more optimistic setting below Frank Lampard than it was below his predecessor Maurizio Sarri.

Although the Italian’s sole season in cost led to Europa League triumph and Champions League qualification, it was pockmarked by common clashes with members of the first workforce squad and his personal followers who had been left bemused by his ways and reluctance to blood the younger expertise rising from the membership’s burgeoning academy.

Hudson-Odoi suffered as a consequence of Sarri’s persevering with religion in the likes of Pedro and Willian and had come near becoming a member of Bayern Munich in January having rejected a number of contract gives.

The England worldwide dedicated his future to the west London membership earlier this week by signing a brand new long-term contract and, after coming back from a severe Achilles harm, can’t wait to play his half in a dynamic new-look workforce below Lampard which has prominently featured the likes of Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

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‘The only thing [that has changed] is that we’ve bought a extra optimistic vibe in the altering room and on the pitch,” Hudson-Odoi advised the Evening Standard.

‘We are all blissful I believe as a result of the supervisor has are available, he was once a fantastic participant himself at the membership, and now he has are available and all of us give respect to what he has accomplished for the membership earlier than. I believe the camp now’s simply extra blissful, extra optimistic.

‘He [Lampard] has are available and given a whole lot of gamers an opportunity, even in coaching he is giving a whole lot of youth workforce gamers the likelihood to coach with us.

‘It is nice for me as a result of it’s encouraging, you see gamers that you’ve got watched or performed with all through the entire time and they’re getting alternatives to play and you’ve got that very same starvation and want, you need to play as nicely.

‘It gives me the confidence and boost of if I am doing well, working hard in training I will get the opportunity to play as well.’

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