Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has revealed his dialog with Winger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, forward of his facet’s Champions League last-16, first-leg tie with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night time at Nationwide Area in Romania.
Tuchel additionally mentioned he urged Hudson-Odoi to be extra “dependable” for Chelsea’s squad when he comes on from the bench.
Recall that Hudson-Odoi was a bit upset to be named among the many substitutes throughout Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Southampton at St Mary’s over the weekend.
The 20-year-old was introduced on for Tammy Abraham at the beginning of the second half after Takumi Minamino had put Southampton in entrance.
Nonetheless, the England worldwide lasted simply 31 minutes earlier than Hakim Ziyech changed him within the 76 minutes.
“It’s not a giant factor in any respect for me,” Tuchel informed Chelsea’s official web site.
“I’ve spoken to Callum [Hudson-Odoi], and I’ve spoken to the entire group. Typically these items occur in soccer, and it was simply my determination.
“Perhaps I used to be harsh on him as a result of he was on my facet of the pitch, and I used to be up near him, however I didn’t really feel that he was actually into the sport.
“I didn’t suppose he was completely sharp, and that’s why I took a tough determination on him. However that call was within the second and for that day solely.
“For me, that is completely not a giant factor and solely turns into one if folks wish to speak about it.
“Callum has been implausible for me to date, and it’s on him to point out me that each recreation and every single day in coaching.
“I need him to point out me that he’s a dependable man for the group when he comes on from the bench like he’s when he begins.”