Hansi Flick names three Chelsea players who would have been his Bayern Munich dream signings

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.

Bayern had four transfer bids for Hudson-Odoi rejected and went back in for the Chelsea winger at the end of 2020 with a loan bid with a £70 million option to buy clause according to Sky Sports.

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.

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“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.

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