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Bayern still thinking about stricken Blues ace

25th April 2019, 17:14 by Simon Barlow

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says the Bundesliga giants have not forgotten about Chelsea and England starlet Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Bayern were strongly linked to the 18-year-old wideman during the January transfer window although no deal emerged as Chelsea believe they can persuade him to sign a new deal.

The England international will now miss the rest of the campaign after rupturing his Achilles tendon in the first half of Monday's meeting with Burnley.

Nevertheless, Hudson-Odoi continues to occupy the thoughts of Bayern's top men and, speaking after the Bundesliga champions reached the German cup final on Wednesday, Hoeness confirmed it.

"[CEO] Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and [sporting director] Hasan Salihamidzic have said that he is an interesting player and I think they are still thinking about it," Hoeness said. "But he is just on the operating table, so it makes no sense to comment on it."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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