Bayer Leverkusen have agreed a one-season loan deal with Chelsea for winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Hudson-Odoi is scheduled to fly to Germany for medical treatment on Monday.
Twenty-four hours ago, the move was on the brink of collapse as Leverkusen wanted an extra option but Chelsea only wanted a straight loan. This is the first time the player has been loaned by a club.
Negotiations with Hudson-Odoi’s agent, his brother Bradley, went into the night and were able to convince Leverkusen to make a deal on terms Chelsea wanted.
sky sports news Interest from another German club was reportedly delayed last week, but the player’s preferred destination is Leverkusen.
After listening to all the offers and talking to many clubs, Hudson-Odoi and his agent decided that Leverkusen was the best option for his development.
Earlier this summer, as many as 20 clubs in both England and Europe were believed to be interested in signing Hudson-Odoi.
The forward comes from Chelsea’s youth team and has scored 16 goals in 126 appearances since his first team debut in 2018, with two years remaining on his current contract.
He nearly joined Borussia Dortmund on loan last summer, only to be blocked by Chelsea on deadline day.
Fofana joins Chelsea medical team for £70m
Wesley Fofana will undergo a medical at Chelsea on Monday ahead of his £70m move from Leicester.
Fofana reportedly flew to the United States for testing.
according to athleticHe missed most of the campaign due to a broken fibula.
Chelsea and Leicester reached a verbal agreement on Friday after a protracted dispute over his valuation.Leicester wanted more than £80m from Manchester United for Harry Maguire.
This frustrated the player and he was left out of the final two matches against Chelsea and Southampton.
But Fofana is now expected to fulfill his dream of emulating Didier Drogba by signing a six-year deal as a Chelsea player and playing for the club.
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