Cape Town - Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is on the
verge of agreeing on a new five-year contract, with his wages reportedly set to
rise to £180 000 a week.
Chelsea had to hold off interest from German giants Bayern
Munich in January, who offered £35 million for the winger.
Hudson-Odoi now looks set to stay at Chelsea after new boss
Frank Lampard gave him the first-team assurances that former boss Maurizio Sarri
The youngster's wage will start at £180 000-a-week but could
rise to £200 000 with bonuses, reports The Sun.
The 18-year-old England international is back in first-team
training this week after recovering from an Achilles injury that has kept him
out of action since April 22.
Lampard revealed the winger is nearing a return to
"He's getting closer. He's trained the last week or two
with the Under-23s and is looking good," The Blues boss said.
"There is going to be a period of conditioning work for
"The injury looks good which is the great news. Then
he's going to have to be fitter than he's ever been because I'm going to want
him to run."