Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand tells Callum Hudson-Odoi to leave Chelsea

first_img Comment Manchester United legend Ferdinand (Picture: Getty)Hudson-Odoi is already a firm fans’ favourite at Stamford Bridge but Paul Merson says Sarri is right to use the teenager sparingly.The Arsenal hero told talkSPORT: ‘I wouldn’t play Hudson-Odoi at the moment. I think he’s got to be patient.‘Pedro’s playing well at the moment. He’s turned it around. This is the player who came from Barcelona, he’s playing that way at the moment.‘I think Willian’s a top player as well. Them three [with Eden Hazard] all sing off the same hymn sheet, they’re experienced players who have played with each other for a long time.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‘Hudson-Odoi doesn’t buy into that at the moment. He won’t play one-twos and flick balls round the corner. He’s an out-and-out winger.‘Give him the ball, he’ll isolated his defender and take him on. He needs to improve his game.‘The longer he’s there training with quality players, and with this appeal which has just gone down, stay at Chelsea because you’re going to get games now.’MORE: Arsenal and Spurs lining up transfer moves for Newcastle star Callum Hudson-Odoi should leave Chelsea, according to Rio Ferdinand (Picture: Getty)Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Callum Hudson-Odoi should leave Chelsea.Hudson-Odoi, 18, scored his fourth Chelsea goal in Thursday’s Europa League victory over Dynamo Kiev.Bayern Munich attempted to sign the English teenager in January, tabling at least one offer worth £35million to Chelsea chiefs.The German giants are expected to revive their interest in Hudson-Odoi this summer and Ferdinand says he should seriously consider leaving Stamford Bridge.ADVERTISEMENTMore: 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 CityHe is yet to start a Premier League match this season, making just four substitute appearances under manager Maurizio Sarri.Asked whether Hudson-Odoi should leave Chelsea, Ferdinand told the Daily Mirror: ‘If I was starting at Chelsea every week or at least getting regular minutes, I’d say, “No”.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Chelsea is a big club. He’s at home in London. He is a fantastic young English talent in the little snippets we have seen of him.‘I don’t know how he doesn’t get more game time. Advertisement Sarri on Hudson-Odoi: Pressure on Chelsea teen is ‘very dangerous’To 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 1:38FullscreenSarri on Hudson-Odoi: Pressure on Chelsea teen is ‘very dangerous’https://metro.co.uk/video/sarri-hudson-odoi-pressure-chelsea-teen-dangerous-1878432/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.‘If I was him, and I am not getting game time, and seeing Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson flying in Germany, other young players who are getting game time in teams who I would consider myself better than, I’d be gone.‘I would be saying: “I am going”.‘I’d want to feel that I have a real chance of getting in the first team and opportunities.‘Under Sarri, until now, I think he will be sitting there thinking: “I don’t feel part of his plans properly when I feel I am ready now”.’center_img Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 9 Mar 2019 11:39 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.5kShares Advertisement Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand tells Callum Hudson-Odoi to leave Chelsealast_img read more