Zola on Chelsea prodigy Hudson-Odoi.

Updated: Feb 4, 2019

Former Blues striker: We're doing all we can to keep Hudson-Odoi.

Hudson-Odoi's attitude wasn't affected.

Callum Hudson-Odoi. [Getty]

Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola spoke to the media about Callum Hudson-Odoi after the Blues’ 3-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup.

Hudson-Odoi scored in what could be his last game for Chelsea as they beat Wednesday in the FA Cup fourth round.

When asked about his transfer request amid interest from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, the Italian said they hope the 18-year-old stays at Stamford Bridge: "We're doing all we can [to keep him]. He has a lot of strong players next to him, but we're still finding the space for him to play.

"There are many big clubs in Europe with 18-year-olds who don't play as much as him.

"Did he look like he didn't want to play? We saw his attitude in training where he played really well and scored a goal similar to that. He didn't show any signs why he shouldn't play today."

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