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Callum Hudson-Odoi: England winger yet to make decision over switching international allegiance to Ghana
July 15, 2021
England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has not decided on his worldwide future regardless of stories claiming he has chosen to change allegiance to Ghana.
Regardless of having made three aggressive appearances for England’s senior staff, Hudson-Odoi, 20, meets the FIFA standards for switching international locations.
A participant could make as much as three aggressive appearances and nonetheless swap allegiance, as long as they have been made underneath the age of 21 and weren’t on the ‘last stage’ of a event.
Hudson-Odoi’s failure to make Gareth Southgate’s Euro 2020 squad due to this fact means he has but to seem for England’s senior staff at a serious event, though he did function on the European U21 Championships in March.
The participant should even have held the nationality of the nation they’re switching to on the time of their first look for his or her nationwide staff, which Hudson-Odoi did when he made his England debut in March 2019.
If a participant does make the swap, they’ve to attend three years from their final cap with one affiliation till they’ll seem for one more, which might imply Hudson-Odoi would develop into obtainable for Ghana in November 2022 – weeks earlier than the beginning of the World Cup in Qatar.
Hudson-Odoi will not be a part of Haaland swap deal
Hudson-Odoi seems to be set to stay at Chelsea subsequent season as a supply near the winger insisted he wouldn’t be leaving the membership as a part of a swap deal for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.
Chelsea are understood to have been keen to supply Dortmund both Tammy Abraham or Callum Hudson-Odoi partly trade for Haaland, however had their proposal turned down by the Bundesliga facet, who’re decided to carry onto the 20-year-old.
Nonetheless, Sky Sports activities Information has been instructed by somebody near Hudson-Odoi that the winger “is not going to be a part of any swap deal involving Haaland”.
The 20-year-old is claimed to have a “improbable relationship” with Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel and sees his long-term future on the membership, even when meaning preventing for his place within the first staff throughout the upcoming season.
Hudson-Odoi made 37 appearances for Chelsea final season and was commonly used as a right-wing again following Tuchel’s arrival in January.