Sarri blasts ‘unprofessional’ Bayern over Hudson-Odoi interest

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Arjen Robben believes Chelsea teen Callum Hudson-Odoi needs to take his "chance" amid interest in Bayern Munich to acquire the attacker.

Chelsea have been fighting hard to keep hold of Hudson-Odoi, with manager Maurizio Sarri saying he thinks it would be best for the teen to remain at Chelsea.

Asked where he felt Chelsea needed reinforcements, Sarri said: "As you can understand, I cannot tell you where".

Sarri refused to comment on talk of a Chelsea swoop for his former Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is on loan at AC Milan from Italian champions Juventus. "I think that is normal because in a club you have time to organise a team, but in the national team you have no time so it is very hard to see an organised team in the Euros or World Cup".

"In my opinion we need two players and then it depends on the club's decision, I think. So they didn't respect our club, I think", Sarri told reporters on Friday.

Hudson-Odoi's future has come under speculation as his lack of playing time with the Blues has made the teenager hesitant to renew his contract, which expires in 2020.

"But I don't know anything about the market day by day or minute by minute".

Maurizio Sarri has revealed his belief that Chelsea need to sign two players this January, but stopped short of confirming which positions he would be looking to strengthen.

'I see in him a really good player who would certainly be a good face to join us'. "But at the moment he is here, he has to think only to play".

The coach's options on the wing have improved with the return to fitness of Pedro and Willian, who on Thursday was the subject of reports that Barcelona had submitted an offer worth £50m to sign him, with Malcom heading the other way.

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