Callum Hudson-Odoi is the spark that Chelsea need to get back on track

Chelsea suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday as they lost 3-1 to Tottenham Hotspur.

Whilst they have lots of issues to work on from that game – like their porous defence – they looked remarkably sluggish up top.

Due to his excellent start to the season, Eden Hazard is demanding a lot of attention from defences.

Theoretically, this should open space for the other attackers, but Willian, Pedro and Alvaro Morata seem incapable of taking advantage.

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However, Chelsea already have the answer to their problems in the form of Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Although he had high expectations this season, he hasn’t really had an impact.

Hudson-Odoi’s played just 36 minutes of competitive football this season, all coming in the Europa League.

As a result, he’s been linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge, with the Championship touted as a possible destination, according to the Birmingham Mail.

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Hudson-Odoi’s electric pace and directness is something that Chelsea are currently lacking.

And a youngster’s willingness to try different things could bring some unpredictability to a stale front line.

Chelsea fans have been calling for their talented youngsters to play this season.

But although they haven’t so far, this might be the perfect time to give Hudson-Odoi a run in the team.