England football legend Geoff Hurst believes that Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi has an easy decision to make with regards to his future. The youngster is one of the brightest young prospects in English football.

The 18-year-old has performed impressively this season whenever called upon and has netted five goals from 19 matches in all competitions so far. He has not played regularly in the Premier League, however, making just six appearances for his club in the top-flight.

Hudson-Odoi has been linked with a move to German giants Bayern Munich. Munich were reportedly interested in signing him in January and he wanted to move, so much so that he handed in a transfer request, however, in the end, the West London giants ended up blocking a move.

It is easy to see why Hudson-Odoi may be tempted by a move. English youngsters such as Reiss Nelson, Jadon Sancho and Ademola Lookman have all had successful spells in the Bundesliga. Had Nelson and Sancho remained with Arsenal and Manchester City respectively, it is likely that they would have not been playing regular first-team football nor had a chance to shine.

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Chelsea now face a tough task to keep Hudson-Odoi at the club. They should aim to give him assurances over first-team football next season. Hurst seems to suggest that Hudson-Odoi should move to Germany in order to teach English football clubs a lesson.

Hurst told Grosvenor Sport: “In terms of Hudson-Odoi being linked with Bayern Munich, it makes sense and I’d look at it and think it’s an easy decision for him to make.

“If he’s playing for Bayern Munich and does well there, I think he’ll give himself a better chance of becoming a regular for England than if he stays with Chelsea.

“Chelsea aren’t developing English players, given the amount they have got and the number who leave on loan and don’t get opportunities.

“It would be a lesson learnt again for rich English clubs like Chelsea if a player like Callum rejected their contract offer and moved elsewhere.

“But first and foremost, I really hope he does well for England and fingers crossed he can start off his international career in the best possible way – with a win and a good performance.”