Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata praises Hudson-Odoi, Ampadu
Alvaro Morata has lavished praise on Chelsea rising stars Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ethan Ampadu.
Both players have thrilled fans with sparkling pre-season performances, and 17-year-old Hudson-Odoi – who only signed his first professional contract last year – is set to force his way into new boss Maurizio Sarri’s first-team plans.
Morata on Hudson Odoi: “I have never seen a player like him. Ethan Ampadu and him, when you see them playing, it is like they are 25 and 26 years old - and they are 17! They work so hard.” Morata has urged Hudson-Odoi to continue his education by shadowing the Blues' Belgium World Cup forward Eden Hazard.
He added: “As a player and a man — because Eden is a good example.
“Callum is lucky with Eden, with Willian and all the strikers because they are good people and if he listens and watches Willian, he can be the