Maurizio Sarri reveals how he mocked Callum Hudson-Odoi after Chelsea’s victory over Brighton

first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 4 Apr 2019 8:27 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.8kShares Speaking after the match, Hudson-Odoi was hopeful that he had done enough to remain in Chelsea’s starting XI.‘I am very happy for the win and we all worked hard,’ the England international told BT Sport.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘We had to get rhythm and bounced back well. Today we got told the team and had to prepare mentally.‘The manager told me to go and express myself. I feel comfortable, hopefully I did well.’ Comment Chelsea beat Brighton 3-0, hand Hudson-Odoi first PL startTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:38FullscreenChelsea beat Brighton 3-0, hand Hudson-Odoi first PL starthttps://metro.co.uk/video/chelsea-beat-brighton-3-0-hand-hudson-odoi-pl-start-1898376/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Ryan Fraser breaks silence over Arsenal transfer link Callum Hudson-Odoi impressed for Chelsea against Brighton (Picture: Getty)Maurizio Sarri jokingly criticised Callum Hudson-Odoi for missing ‘a very easy’ goal following Chelsea’s 3-0 victory over Brighton.The 18-year-old forward, who was making his full Premier League debut at Stamford Bridge, produced some neat footwork to skip past Anthony Knockaert before assisting Olivier Giroud for Chelsea’s opener in the 38th minute.Hudson-Odoi had a golden chance to find the net himself as Eden Hazard’s cross deflected into his path just before half-time but the Englishman took a massive swing and completely missed the ball.Thankfully for the youngster, goals from Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek after the break sealed a comfortable win meaning Chelsea are only behind fourth-placed Arsenal on goal difference.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHudson-Odoi has now been involved in nine goals in his nine starts for the Blues, scoring four and assisting five, but he still got some stick from Sarri after the final whistle.The Italian revealed that he joked with Hudson-Odoi in the dressing room following his fluffed chance in the first half.‘I told him that he missed a very easy goal,’ Sarri explained with a wry smile on his face.‘He has to stay with his feet on the floor. He’s a good boy. Hudson-Odoi assisted Giroud’s opener in the first half (Picture: Getty)‘He can risk thinking that he is a player at 100 per cent, but it’s impossible to be at the top when you are 18.‘He can improve, and I want him to improve. In the future, he, Ruben and Andreas [Christensen] can become top players.‘The future could be good.’”It was a bit of a fluke!” 😉Ruben Loftus-Cheek says that him and Callum Hudson-Odoi have spent years of hard work to start in a Premier League game together.Report and highlights as #CFC continue their 100-per-cent league record against #BHAFC 👉 https://t.co/vdmtOxAS7y pic.twitter.com/EpbVjOqAQB— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 3, 2019 Maurizio Sarri reveals how he mocked Callum Hudson-Odoi after Chelsea’s victory over Brighton Advertisementlast_img read more

WORLD CUP: Neymar is star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training

first_imgFans cheer Brazil’s Neymar as he leaves a training session in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Brazil will face Switzerland on June 17 in the group E for the soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)SOCHI—Brazil attracted an army of excited youngsters — including one who managed to break onto the pitch for a selfie — as they held their first training session on Russian soil ahead of the World Cup.Around 5,000 locals turned out to watch the relaxed session at the Yug-Sport Stadium, next to the Brazilian squad’s hotel in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.ADVERTISEMENT WORLD CUP: Uruguay striker Suarez seeking redemption LATEST STORIES Those who started the final pre-World Cup warm-up against Austria spent most of Tuesday’s session apart from the rest of Tite’s squad, while Manchester United-bound midfielder Fred was not involved as he continues to nurse an ankle injury.Brazil play their opening game at the tournament on Sunday, when they take on Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don. They will also come up against Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Tuesday is a national holiday in Russia and many fans opted for vantage points along the road leading to the stadium, while others filled the stand.One young boy broke through security barriers and managed to get close to a group of Brazil players including Neymar, taking a photograph before being led away.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHowever, most fans contented themselves with chanting the name of the world’s most expensive player, who arrived with his teammates in Russia in the early hours of Monday fresh from scoring in a 3-0 friendly win over Austria in Vienna.Members of the Selecao also had a treat in store for Philippe Coutinho, marking the Barcelona midfielder’s 26th birthday by pinning him to the ground, breaking an egg over his head and covering him in flour. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedingcenter_img Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours MOST READ China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial View commentslast_img read more