Thomas Tuchel wants Callum Hudson Odoi to work harder in training

Thomas Tuchel spoke about Callum Hudson Odoi's work rate in training sessions ahead of Chelsea's Premier league fixture against Newcastle.

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Thomas Tuchel with the youngster Hudson Odoi

Callum Hudson Odoi has made a fantastic start to life under new boss Thomas Tuchel. The English international has featured in all of Thomas Tuchel’s five matches in charge and has been used as an attacking right wing back.

Chelsea will be facing Newcastle United on Monday night next in the Premier League. They have an opportunity to get into the top four position with Liverpool losing out to Leicester City in the weekend.

Tuchel has given Hudson Odoi a new wing-back role

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Hudson Odoi needs to grow in his new role under Tuchel

The Chelsea coach is extremely impressed with Callum up until now but insists that he just work hard in not only the match but also make sure that he’s training hard as well. Tuchel emphasised that working hard in training is of utmost importance.

Callum Hudson Odoi has undergone a change in formation and position with Thomas Tuchel playing two wide wing backs ahead of the three central defenders. This has given him the opportunity to venture out I’m side spaces.

Thomas Tuchel further said that he has been tracking Callum Hudson Odoi’s movements ever since he was in charge of Former club Paris Saint Germain. He’s been following his development ever since the youth days.

“I’ve always liked Callum because of the personality he shows on the pitch. Now I’ve got to know him better, I can say he’s a really positive guy and he always has a smile on his face.

“We like this a lot, his positive mentality and his positive attitude on the pitch. Of course, he is also very talented and we can see his ability to speed up the game with a high-intensity run. He also shows composure on the ball and, of course, he can score and assist.”

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