The Update On The Future Of This Chelsea Star- Callum Hudson-Odoi has been deployed in a new position under Thomas Tuchel which has earned him the back-to-back man of the match awards. Hudson-Odoi is the new right-wing back for Tuchel’s Chelsea that plays in a 3-4-1-2 formation. The last time any manager used the same formation at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte, who guided the Blues to a Premier League title in 2017 and FA Cup triumph in 2018.
Blues have returned to good form after they were languishing at ninth in the Premier League standings. That was when Frank Lampard was in charge around ten days back. Blues are currently three points about sixth-placed Liverpool in fifth.
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Speaking to Sky Sports, Hudson-Odoi says that playing under Tuchel is motivating because he always guides his players on the touchline. The Chelsea star is really happy with what he is getting at the club right now.
What the Chelsea star said about Tuchel to Sky Sports:
“I am liking it. That is because of the fact that it is motivating when a manager is on the side. he is giving you clear instructions. further, he is always pushing you and shouting at you.”
“Sometimes you do not like only shouting. on the other hand, at times it motivates players to keep improving and keep showing the quality that you possess.”
“I am enjoying every bit of it. He has come with a real purpose to try and make us win games as much and quickly as possible. Try to apply his tactics as quick as possible as well. We are all enjoying it at the moment and hopefully we can keep going with it.”
What Tuchel said about Callum Hudson-Odoi to the official website of Chelsea:
“We just let him drive. Yes, he did very well for us. He did show us all the qualities he has: the high speed, the quick recoveries, dribbles, good one-on-one.”
“He took his chance. due to that, There was no need to change anything for the second game. As a result, he had another good match.
“there is surely some space to improve in some defensive duels. Despite that, this is absolutely normal. Am very happy he was happy to be on the pitch. He has given his best. that is what we have asked for.”
What Glenn Hoddle said about the Chelsea star to BT Sport?
Glenn Hoddle insisted that the wide role suits Hudson-Odoi perfectly and it is a brilliant move by Tuchel to use him that way. Hudson-Odoi is one of the brightest prospects at Stamford Bridge and has a lot of expectations around him. The 20-years-old came into the first-team picture when Maurizio Sarri was in charge. However, under Frank Lampard, he struggled very much.
Chelsea will play Atletico Madrid next in the Champions League in the first leg of the tie away in Spain. It will not be an easy fixture with both teams keen to win and go through to the next round.