MARCOS Alonso urges Hudson-Odoi to reject Bayern and ‘fight for place’ at Stamford Bridge
Exciting teenager is being linked with a £35million move to Bayern Munich after struggling for game time at Chelsea
MARCOS ALONSO has told team-mate Callum Hudson-Odoi that he will not find a bigger club than Chelsea.
The exciting teenager is being linked with a £35million move to Bayern Munich after struggling for game time at Stamford Bridge.
Callum Hudson-Odoi is the main priority for Bayern Munich in this January transfer window
But he has started the last two cup games, including the Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg defeat at Tottenham.
Although the Germans are regarded as one of the heavyweights of European football, Alonso said: "I don't know why someone would go to Bayern Munich."
And the Spaniard feels Chelsea can match them if Hudson-Odoi is prepared to be patient and wait for his chance.
The defender said: "He is a good player, but he is very young.
"He needs to have patience and to be hungry and fight for a place in this team.
Marcos Alonso has urged Callum Hudson-Odoi to reject the advances of Bayern Munich
Callum Hudson-Odoi is believed to be ready to quit Chelsea and play his trade in the Bundesliga
"That is all he needs to do, he has all the conditions to be a great player, now it is up to him to fight for a place here or try to find more minutes somewhere else.
"Bayern Munich? We are Chelsea, another great team, the Premier League is the most competitive league in the world.
"I don't know why someone would go to Bayern Munich."
Meanwhile, another of Hudson-Odoi's team-mates has revealed the teenager has been grilling him about life in Germany.