Maurizio Sarri has chosen to hand starts to academy graduates Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek as Chelsea take on Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Europa League.
Maurizio Sarri explained the reason for Gonzalo Higuain's absence from the squad as Chelsea take on Dynamo Kyiv in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Europa League.
Maurizio Sarri has hinted upon Callum Hudson-Odoi's involvement as Chelsea are at home in the first leg of their Europa League Round of 16 tie against Dynamo Kyiv.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has reportedly handed in a transfer request to Chelsea amid widespread speculation linking him with a move to Bayern Munich.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has reportedly rejected an offer of a new £85,000-a-week contract to opt for a move to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.
Maurizio Sarri has decided to stick with the same lineup that earned a 2-1 win over Newcastle United as Chelsea face Arsenal at Emirates.
Chelsea have reportedly tabled a lucrative £70,000-a-week contract offer for Callum Hudson-Odoi amid constant links with Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich will reportedly have to shell out £40 million in order to pry Callum Hudson-Odoi away from Chelsea in the January transfer window.
Chelsea are reportedly looking to move Callum Hudson-Odoi off the books in January, with the Bayern Munich target rated around the £25 million mark.
Ethan Ampadu and Callum Hudson-Odoi have both been handed a start in the UEFA Europa League tie as Chelsea take on Vidi FC.