Maurizio Sarri gives an ultimatum to ‘this’ Chelsea senior pro

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The action gets under way at Stamford Bridge at 12pm.

The 18-year-old, who has struggled for game time this season, was finally given a chance to impress by Maurizio Sarri and he didn't disappoint looking unsafe throughout and scoring his first ever goal for the Blues.

Maurizio Sarri praised Callum Hudson-Odoi after the the 18-year-old marked his first Chelsea start with a goal in a 4-0 rout of 10-man PAOK but remains to be convinced that the academy prospect is ready for Premier League football.

When Olivier Giroud moved from Montpellier he'd just won Ligue 1 with the unfancied side and scored 21 goals to help them with the trophy but he was mainly known for being a handsome devil. "Too good to play for youth teams".

"If he's good enough to play in a big team in the Premier League at 18 then he could be the best player in Europe in two years". But I want to see him in matches where we also need him in the defensive phase.

It is perhaps because of the example of Sancho and Nelson, as well as his clear talent, that Bayern Munich are now one of the main clubs linked with Hudson-Odoi.

Reports suggest that Aston Villa are now interested in signing Gary Cahill while Calciomercato believe AC Milan want the services of the England global by the end of January.

Fabregas, who signed for the Blues from FC Barcelona back in 2014, will be hoping to be involved when Chelsea FC take on Fulham in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Sunday lunchtime. He has to be very, very strong; I want him to improve his pressing, and that's it. His attitude is not a problem for the group, for me in training he's doing very well.

"And we have to try to make very good balls for him".