Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick has name-checked three Chelsea players as dream signings for Bayern Munich.
Callum Hudson-Odoi was heavily linked with a move to the German giants throughout 2019 and 2020 before he signed a new contract at Stamford Bridge.
Speaking after Bayern’s 6-2 aggregate win over Lazio in the Champions League last-16 Flick confirmed Hudson-Odio was a player he was after.
“It is said that Hudson-Odoi and [Sergino] Dest were my dream signing, they were our [Bayern Munich’s] dream signings,” he said.
“But it didn’t work out, especially during coronavirus, it’s difficult for Brazzo [Sporting Director- Hasan Salihamidzic]. Then we decided to add quantity [not quality].”
Hudson-Odoi’s game time this season was limited under Frank Lampard due to a hip injury and the former manager often using the England international from the substitutes bench.
The 20-year-old began life under Thomas Tuchel’s in the starting XI often paying as a right wing-back, however, in recent weeks he has found himself as once again as a substitute.
The likes of Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner seem to have overtaken the England man in Tuchel’s thinking.
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German internationals Havertz and Werner were two other players that Flick mentioned when talking about players Bayern wish they had been able to sign in the summer transfer window.
“Ideally I would’ve wanted all three:[Leroy] Sane, Werner and Havertz,” Flick said.
As it was the German pair both moved to Stamford Bridge for a reported £50m for Werner and a club record £75m for Havertz.