Borussia Dortmund eye Callum Hudson-Odoi as Jadon Sancho replacement?

Borussia Dortmund eye Callum Hudson-Odoi as Jadon Sancho replacement?

With promising teenagers Jadon Sancho and Callum Hudson-Odoi and 20-year-old Declan Rice joining an England squad already bolstered by the rise of Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and Dele Alli, among others, Henderson is enjoying the fresh feel to a group that plays without fear.

Hudson-Odoi, who has been called up to the England squad by Gareth Southgate to take on Czech Republic and Montenegro over the coming days, has a contract at Chelsea until the summer of 2020.

Club rivalries have contributed to England's failure to perform at major tournaments in the past, with former players Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard revealing how factions had formed when players reported for England duty.

"Of course 2018 was fantastic, but for me the main thing is the team and we want to win things".

Back at their clubs, a host of England stars are preparing for a strong end to the campaign, with Liverpool and Manchester City fighting for the Premier League crown and six sides still in European competition.


"That has been part of our success", Tottenham Hotspur striker, Kane, told reporters.

City and Liverpool are vying for the title, while Spurs face competition from Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea for a top-four finish.

Kane said: "I'm sure when we go back (to the clubs) there'll be plenty of text messages and group messages flying about".

Chelsea turned down a number of bids for Hudson-Odoi from Bayern Munich during the January window, as well as rejecting a transfer request from the player himself, but they are braced for renewed interest this summer.

"I always feel like that - my whole career I have always wanted to show how good I am and I have always wanted to improve".


"People expect us to do well and before the World Cup there were no expectations", he added. We've put ourselves in a great position to compete. I think we're the only team who got into the semi-finals at the World Cup to have got through their Nations League groups, and we had probably one of the hardest groups.

"I think we've handled it really well since the World Cup".

"I think that was big for us, to prove to everyone that it wasn't a one-off and this team was really building for something special in the future".

"He should just do what's best for him and make him feel good".

"Maybe 28 to 30, that's maybe when you're going to be in your prime".


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