Newcastle United are reportedly one among a variety of golf equipment who’re fascinated by signing Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, with the Englishman going through an unsure future at Stamford Bridge.
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As per 90min, the Magpies – in addition to a raft of different Premier League golf equipment and Bundesliga facet Borussia Dortmund – are stated to be ‘displaying an curiosity’ within the ahead this summer time, with the 21-year-old searching for a mortgage exit from west London.
The report counsel that the three-cap gem is ‘cautious’ that he could also be restricted to a bit-part function beneath supervisor Thomas Tuchel this season, having not even made the bench within the current win over Everton at Goodison Park.
The report additionally outlines how the Blues academy graduate might probably be a part of a deal involving Crystal Palace, which might see Eagles talisman Wilfried Zaha head within the different route.
The top of the switch window could also be in sight, but there may be work nonetheless to be carried out for the northeast facet, with supervisor Eddie Howe having been unable so as to add a brand new attacking recruit to his facet up to now this summer time.
Securing the seize of Hudson-Odoi would, nonetheless, be a notable coup for the Tynesiders have been they to win the fierce battle for his signature, with the £22.5m-rated man having confirmed simply what a expertise he’s in current seasons.
Dubbed a “game-changer” by Gabe Henderson, the £120k-per-week sensation has chipped in with 16 targets and 22 assists in 126 video games in all competitions for his present facet up to now, regardless of having been hampered by harm in that point.
The “electrical” wideman – as described by Tom Barclay – registered 9 objective contributions in 28 outings throughout all fronts final time period, with solely Callum Wilson (8) and Allan Saint-Maximin (10) having registered extra targets and assists among the many Newcastle squad through the 2021/22 marketing campaign.
The London-born starlet may very well be the perfect determine to line up in assault alongside that devastating duo, together with his sheer tempo and high quality in possession making him an actual scary prospect for any defence.
The 5 foot 10 speedster additionally notably ranks within the prime 6% for progressive carries amongst these in his place throughout Europe’s prime 5 leagues, showcasing his skill to pull his facet up the pitch in a fashion much like that of Saint-Maximin – who ranks within the prime 13% in the identical metric.
Having two deadly threats on both flank within the Frenchman and Hudson-Odoi might properly show to be one thing of a game-changer for Howe and co, with no opposition prone to get pleasure from developing in opposition to such dynamic and unpredictable skills.