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Chelsea talking with Hudson-Odoi, who is focused on playing time

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Chelsea FC at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2018 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

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The BBC says Chelsea has renewed talks with Callum Hudson-Odoi in the hopes that the winger will stay at Stamford Bridge.

Hudson-Odoi, 18, has been the subject of three bids from Bayern Munich, the latest nearing $50 million.

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He has 18 months left on his contract at Stamford Bridge, and the club is reportedly offering him a big raise.

But he wants to play, and that is going to be a bigger challenge (at least immediately). Hudson-Odoi turned 18 in November, and has played just 575 first team minutes. Many of those came since late November.

Chelsea has just invested more than $73 million in Christian Pulisic, but Eden Hazard is 28, Pedro is 31, and Willian is 30. There will be chances for a players to prove themselves in the very near future, especially with so many of the club’s loan players doing anything but lighting their respective leagues on fire.

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