Callum Hudson-Odoi reveals what Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri told him before first Premier League start

first_img 1/1 Read More Comment Callum Hudson-Odoi reveals what Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri told him before first Premier League start Callum Hudson-Odoi made his first Premier League start for Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Callum Hudson-Odoi has revealed what Maurizio Sarri told him before making his first Premier League start for Chelsea in the victory over Brighton.Hudson-Odoi, 18, has impressed for the Blues in Europe this season but was yet to start a league fixture before Wednesday’s home match against the Seagulls.After being named in Sarri’s starting XI, the teenager grasped his opportunity with both hands, setting up Olivier Giroud for Chelsea’s opener.Second-half goals from Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek put the game.ADVERTISEMENT Top articles SPONSORED / Advertisement Ruben Loftus-Cheek got on the scoresheet (Picture: Getty)The victory sees Chelsea move above Manchester United in the Premier League table. Sarri’s side are now fifth, level on points with Arsenal and one behind third-placed Tottenham.Chelsea outplayed Brighton, who face Premier League champions Manchester City in the semi-finals of the FA Cup this weekend.Seagulls defender Shane Duffy said: ‘We had a game plan which worked for periods, it’s hard to take and they have real quality.‘We have talked about this game all week, this is more important than the semi-final but it was always going to be difficult. It’s more important to stay in the league but we got undone by quality.‘We are always confident in our squad, it’s a strong group. We can get through bad patches.’ Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Video Settings More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySpeaking after the routine 3-0 win, Hudson-Odoi said: ‘I am very happy for the win and we all worked hard.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We had to get rhythm and bounced back well. Today we got told the team and had to prepare mentally.‘The manager told me to go and express myself. I feel comfortable, hopefully I did well.’Loftus-Cheek added: ‘We have both worked all of our lives for this chance, years of hard work and now we start in a Premier League game together. that’s good for the academy.’”It was a bit of a fluke!” 😉Ruben Loftus-Cheek says that him and Callum Hudson-Odoi have spent years of hard work to start in a Premier League game together.Report and highlights as #CFC continue their 100-per-cent league record against #BHAFC 👉 https://t.co/vdmtOxAS7y pic.twitter.com/EpbVjOqAQB— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 3, 2019 Read More Skip Read Morecenter_img Full Screen Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Read More Chelsea beat Brighton 3-0, hand Hudson-Odoi first PL startTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:38FullscreenChelsea beat Brighton 3-0, hand Hudson-Odoi first PL starthttps://metro.co.uk/video/chelsea-beat-brighton-3-0-hand-hudson-odoi-pl-start-1898376/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves by Metro Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 3 Apr 2019 9:58 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Skip Ad Coming Next PLAY About Connatix V67539 1 min. story Read More Advertisementlast_img

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