Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is excited about his loan move to Bayer Leverkusen.
Hudson-Odoi has joined Bayer today in a straight season-long loan.
“I’m definitely excited. I think it’s a new experience for me – I haven’t been anyw. else but Chelsea,” Hudson-Odoi told the club website. “So coming ., I’m delighted to be . and I can’t wait to get started with the boys, get going and hopefully do well.
“The project [is attractive]. I said to the family that I want to go out t. and make sure that I’m .ing football and get the opportunity to . in front of great fans. It’s massive for me to come ..”
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After hearing about Leverkusen’s interest, Hudson-Odoi spoke with his Chelsea teammate Kai Havertz, who made 150 appearances for the Bundesliga side before joining Chelsea in a £70million transfer last summer.
“He [Haverz] told me it’s amazing, obviously, that everyone around that he’s been with the past years have been amazing for him,” Hudson-Odoi added. “He enjoyed every moment of it and he said you’ll love it over t. – just go, do you and be confident and everything will go well.”
Bayer Leverkusen’s sporting managing director Simon Rolfes spoke glowingly of the club’s new arrival, who has been signed following the injuries sustained by Karim Bellarabi and Amine Adli.
“We have signed a fast and penetrative winger in Callum Hudson-Odoi,” he said. “He has everything to be able to help us immediately.
“Callum has .ed over 100 games for Chelsea and proven himself in the Premier League as well as in the Champions League. This will give our attacking game another special component. We’re very happy this transfer has gone through.”