Hudson Odoi is a left-winger playing his club football for Premier League club Chelsea and the England national team.
Hudson Odoi Profile
|Player Full Name||Callum Hudson Odoi|
|The main position of Play||Left-winger|
|Other position of Play||Right-winger, Attacking midfielder|
|Net Worth||€7 Million/£6 Million/$8.3 Million|
|Market Value||€32 Million/£27.3 Million/$37.8 Million|
|Height||178cm/ 1.78m/ 5ft. 10 in|
|Age||20 years old|
|Place of Birth||London, England|
|Date of Birth||November 7, 2000|
Hudson Odoi was born in Wandsworth, London on November 7, 2000, and attended school at Whitgift School that is located in Croydon. Even so, being talented, he had to focus on his football career. Moreover, he joined the Chelsea youth system in 2007 and was training until August 2016 when he made his debut with the under 18 team. As of 2021 Odoi is 20 years old.
Odoi made his Chelsea under 18 debut in the 2016-17 season, he played his first game on August 20, 2016, in the under 18 Premier League 3-2 away win against Southampton under 18 Jody Morris, Odoi was 15 years,9 months and 13 days.
In his debut season, he scored 5 goals and assisted in 4 others in his 18 appearances at the under 18 Premier League. Soon after his debut, he scored his first goal in under the under 18 PL on November 4, 2016, in the 75th minute in their 1-3 away at Brighton. He won the FA Cup with the under 18 team that season.
In the 2017-18 season, Odoi featured across all club levels. Firstly, he played just one game for the under 18 team on March 10, 2017, in a 4-0 win over Westham under 18. Secondly, he made six UEFA Youth League Appearances for the under 19 team scoring against Qarabag U 19 on September 12, 2017, in a game Chelsea won at home 5-0.
Further, he continued with his season run with six games in the Football League Trophy with the U-21 team scoring 4 goals and registered 2 assists. Besides, Odoi played on 10 occasions for the U-23 in the PL 2 Division 1, he scored and assisted against Manchester United U-23 at home on September 18, 2017, in a 2-2 draw.
On November 18, he found the net in a 2-3 away defeat by Tottenham U-23, a week later he scored his third goal against Liverpool U-23 before his hat trick against Sunderland U-23 on January 14, 2018. Finally, he appeared twice for the senior team.
He played 5 Premier 2 division 1 for under 23 and scored one goal on September 16, 2018, against Leicester City in a 1-1 draw at home. Maurizio Sarri who was the new Chelsea manager included him in the senior team.
He was included in the 2-0 FA Cup squad in a 0-2 home loss to Manchester United in the fifth round before scoring in the fourth round against Sheffield at home in a 3-0 win on January 27, 2019. In the third round, he assisted in both goals in a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest.
When the January transfer window opened, Bundesliga club Bayern Munich sought to sign Odoi, with both clubs confirming the interest, Odoi himself handed in a transfer request in a bid to join Bayern. However, his request was not successful as Sarri confirmed he was staying at Chelsea.
In the Europa League, he played 9 games, scored 4 times, had 2 assists. He scored and assisted against PAOK in the group stage, one other in the intermediate stage with Malmo before scoring in both legs against Dynamo Kyiv in the last 16 including an assist.
Unfortunately, he was sidelined for the rest of the campaign after just 10 Premier League appearances after suffering Achilles Tendon injury against Burnley. He had registered an assist in his first league game for the club.
Before the season began, Bayern Munich came back yet again to try if they could sign him, their offer of 22.5 pounds was rejected. With the arrival of club legend Frank Lampard in July 2019, Odoi committed his further with the club by signing a five-year contract on September 20, 2019.
He played 22 Premier League games and scored a goal on January 11, 2020, at home in a 3-0 win over Burnley, in addition, he had 5 assists to his name. In UEFA Champions League he made 5 appearances assisting in a 1-2 loss at Lille on February 10, 2019.
The England international scored in 7-1 home win over Grimsby Town on September 25, 2019, in the third round of the EFL Cup and in the FA Cup 2-0 win against Nottingham Forest third round on January 5, 2020. He finished the season with 3 goals and 6 assists in 33 games across all competitions.
Odoi made a total of 37 appearances for the club across all competitions, he scored five goals and 5 assists. Of his goals, two were in the Premier League, one against West Brom in a 3-3 away draw on September 26, 2020. And the other was on January 3, 2021 home 1-3 defeat by Manchester City.
He had two assists against Arsenal on boxing day and on January 31, 2021, following his increased game time as Thomas Tuchel the Replacement of Frank Lampard began utilizing him on the right back.
October 28, 2020, against Krasnodar, Odoi scored his first Champions League goal and subsequently grasped the second in the competitions in the same months away at Rennais in 1-2 group E defeat on November 24, 2020.
His other goal was in his five FA Cup appearances in which he scored and assisted in the third round home 4-0 win over Morecambe Fc on January 10, 2021, to bring to his cumulative five goals for the season.
At the international level, the winger has represented his country in various levels beginning with the under 16 all the way to the senior team. His debut being at the age of 15 years, 3 months and 11 days when he played for the under 16 team.
For the under 16, Odoi played two games and did not score, Dan Micciche included him in the squad that faced Norway U16 but played his first game against USA U15 in an international friendly 3-3 home draw on August 19, 2015. Also, he played his second game on February 21, 2016, at home against Italy U16, England won by a goal.
Steve Cooper named him in the under 17 team for the U17 UEFA Euro Championship. He played 6 games in the competition scoring three goals and had 2 assists to his name as England finished the runners-up. At his debut, Odoi was 15 years, 10 months and 21 days.
He registered an assist against Norway in the group stage on May 7, 2017, in a 1-3 loss before scoring and assist three days later against Netherlands. In the semi-finals, they played Turkey U17 and won 2-1 Odoi being in the score sheet. After booking themselves a ticket for the finals, they face Spain, he once again scored as England lost 6-3 on Penalties.
In the U17 FIFA World Cup, Odoi was key as he netted in 4-0 win over Chile, he had 2 assists as well in his 7 appearances. On September 30,2016 in an international friendly with Greece Odoi scored in 3-0 win.
At this level, he did not play many games as he only made 3 appearances. First, he was unused against Qatar in 4-0 win on March 21, 2018 in the international friendlies. He played the full game in 2-1 win over Argentina before he scored in his third game on March 26 against Belarus. England won 2-1, his debut at this stage was at the age of 17 years, 4 months and 16 days.
Odoi played his first U19 aged 17 years, 9 months, and 29 days. With 3 games in the Championship Qualifiers and 4 in the International friendlies, he scored twice and assisted in one other occasion against Iceland in 3-1 win. His goals were against Belgium and Macedonia.
Aidy Boothroyd selected Odoi for the under 21’s when he was 18 years,11 months and 4 days prior to their EUFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers. On October 11, 2019 he debuted in 2-2 draw against Slovenia.
Clearly, he continued with his run of scoring when he netted a brace and assisted against Austria on October 15, 2019 a game England won 5-1. Moreover, he scored in 3-21 win over Andorra o November 13, 2020 and followed suite five days later in 5-0 thrashing of Albania. His tally for the U21 was 9 games before joining the senior team.
England Senior Team
The breakthrough to Gareth Southgate managed senior team finally came on March, 2019 as England prepared for UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers. It was a dream come true for him following this call up terming it a shock. He was 18 years, 4 months and 15days.
He was included in four England European qualifiers playing the first game on March 22, 2019, against Czech Republic, England won 5-0, Odoi assisted in his second game against Montenegro in a 1-5 away win three days later.
Between June and September, he was out and missed 4 games due to Achilles tendon rapture but bounced back in October. Against Montenegro he was on the bench in 7-0 win. Finally, he started on November 11,2019 when England won at Kosovo with 4 goals.
Hudson Odoi Market value
The Left-winger’s value has risen over time. A detailed analysis reveal that he currently has a market value of 32 million euros. As at February 2019, his value was 25 million euros, this was when he was 18 years old.
Hudson Odoi Net worth
The right-winger has an estimated net worth of 7 million. His main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings. With his age, Odoi still has potential to create money and build on his worth.
Family, relationship, weight and height
Hudson Odoi’s father is known as Bismark Odoi from Accra Ghana, he is a former midfielder at Hearts of Oak. The family is composed of sports personalities as his older brother was also a striker at Non-league club Bradley, he is however retired. Odoi is 1.78m tall and weighs 78 kg, his outfitter is Adidas. His relatives represent his as his agent as he does not have an agent.
Hudson Odoi ranking.
Globally Hudson Odoi ranks at 197 among all players in the world. At his country England, Odoi is number 23. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the Premier League, he settles for 13th position at Chelsea and position 77 in Premier League respectively. At the left wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks 23. A quick look at his age mates that is players born in 2000, Odoi stands at position 13.
FIFA 22 rating.
Hudson Odoi has an overall rating of 77 with the potential of 87. He rates with four stars in skill moves and three stars for weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is high/medium. In terms of traits, he is flair, a speed dribbler and speed dribbler.
First, in the attack, the score is 75 for crossing, finishing 70, heading 53, short pass 77 and volleys 59. For movement the scorers are 87 for acceleration, sprint speed of 78, agility 85, reactions 70 and balance 78.
Second is a look at skills and the scores are dribbling 83, Curve 73, FK accuracy 71, long pass 63 and ball control 80. Power the score is shot power 67 jumping 72, stamina 66, strength 60 and long shots 65.
Finally, at defence, defence awareness is 43, stand tackle 39 and sliding tackle of 38. Mental scores are 50 for aggression, interceptions 32, attacking position 70, vision 73, penalties 55 and composure 69.
Odoi is a homegrown player at Chelsea and has never had an inter-club transfer. However, he had internal transfers at different level in Chelsea. To begin with, his transfer from the youth team to the Chelsea under 18 was on July 1, 2016, during the 2016-17 season.
After one year, yet again he had a transfer from the under 18 team to join the under 23 team on July 1, 2017. On January 1, 2019, he marked his milestone by a call to join the senior team c=in which he currently plays at. There is no transfer fee for him as he has been at Chelsea all through his career.
Position and Style of Play
Hudson Odoi’s main position of play is at the right-wing. However, he can play in other positions like at right-back, left-wing, and as an attacking midfielder. He normally likes to switch franks from the right to left making it difficult to mark him.
He is naturally talented with a collection of good qualities from creativity to pace. He is capable of bringing in long diagonal passes from wide arrears especially when there is a need for a quick counterattack.
He makes good decisions as witnessed when he is deployed as a right back. He knows when to move forward and when to stay at the back. when his team losses the ball he tracks back contributing a great deal in defense and attacks when with the ball.
Salary and contract
He joined the Chelsea senior team on January 1, 2019, and on September 19, 2019, his contract was extended by a further five years to keep him at Stamford Bridge until June 30, 2024, when the contract will expire. The England international pockets 120,000 euros every single week translating to an annual salary of 6.24 million euros at Chelsea.
- Won the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League with Chelsea.
- UEFA Europa League champion in 2018-19 season with Chelsea.
- UEFA Super Cup winner in 2021 with Chelsea,
- 2016-17 Premier League under 18 winner with Chelsea under 18.
- Two-time FA Youth Cup with Chelsea in 2016-17 and 2017-18.
- Under 17 FIFA World Cup winner with England in 2017.
- Runner-up in 2017 under 17 UEFA European Championship with England.
- 2017-18 EFL Cup runner-up with Chelsea.
- Runner up of the FA Cup in 2019-20 and 2020-21.
Hudson Odoi debuts
- His EUFA Champions League debut was on October 2, 2019, under Frank Lampard against Lille at the age of 18 years, 10 months, and 25 days in a 1-2 away win.
- In EUFA Europa League, he first featured on October 25, 2018, when Maurizio Sarri was the manager. Odoi was 17 years,11 months, and 18 days. Chelsea won 3-1 at home over Bate Borisov.
- January 31, 2018, he made his Premier League debut when Chelsea won 0-3 away to Bournemouth under Antonio Conte.
Achievements and individual awards
- Was named in the 2017 UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament.
- Young Player of the Year for Chelsea in the 2018-19 season.