Chelsea news: Lampard hints Rudiger, Hudson-Odoi are facing uncertain Stamford Bridge future

Chelsea news: Lampard hints Rudiger, Hudson-Odoi are facing uncertain Stamford Bridge future

- Toni Rudiger and Callum Hudson-Odoi have both been overlooked since the start of the season

- The two have missed both fixtures of the new season, including Chelsea's 2-0 defeat to Liverpool

- PSG are said to be eyeing a move for Rudiger, while Bayern are thought to be strong admirers of Hudson-Odoi

Frank Lampard has hinted the door is still open for Toni Rudiger and Callum Hudson-Odoi to leave in the ongoing transfer window.

It is believed Rudiger is frustrated with lack of game time at Stamford Bridge, with the defender yet to feature for the Blues this season.

Lampard all but hints 2 Chelsea stars could leave club before close of window
Lampard all but hinted Huson-Odoi and Rudiger could leave Chelsea before close of window. Photo: Getty Images.
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However, the German star has made the bench for two of his side's opening matches of the new season, including their 2-0 defeat to Liverpool at the weekend.

Hudson-Odoi is facing a similar predicament, with the recent additions of Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner sure to deprive the youngster of game time.

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And when asked what the future holds for the pair, Lampard refused to rule out a possible departure this summer.

"My priority will always be making sure I maintain and keep the strongest squad I can for this club but after that of course the individual conversations will happen within that," Lampard was quoted saying.
“I will try and make sure I go into the season once the window shuts with the squad that I feel is healthy and competitive in a healthy way," he added.

The Englishman made it clear Hudson-Odoi will face stiff competition for a starting role, but pointed out the youngster needs to rediscover his spark. He said:

“You say the players we’ve got in his position. At the moment we have Christian Pulisic injured, Hakim Ziyech injured. We played Timo Werner out wide the other day, but the absolute natural winger who is fit at the minute is Callum."

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Be that as it may, both players will not be short of potential suitors, with Paris Saint-Germain thought to be interested in a move for Rudiger.

Mirror UK reports Bayern Munich have also renewed their interest in Hudson-Odoi and could make a move for the English star before the close of the window.

Earlier, had reported how Emerson Palmieri who is an Italian player currently playing for Chelsea has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for reigning Serie A champions Juventus.

The 26-year-old is finding it difficult to walk his ways into Frank Lampard's first team since last season at Stamford Bridge.

According to the latest report on UK Sun, Juventus will be interested in signing Emerson on loan this month and would offer the player a permanent deal at the end of the season.

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