Chelsea star Hudson-Odoi 'considering switching international allegiance from England to play in World Cup 2022'

CHELSEA star Callum Hudson-Odoi is reportedly considering switching international allegiance from England to play at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

The Blues academy graduate is eligible to play for Ghana, who booked their place at the tournament on March 29 after drawing 1-1 with Nigeria.


Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey scored the all important away goal to send his country through.

And according to Goal, Hudson-Odoi is considering switching his international allegiance from England to Ghana in order to play at the World Cup.

Hudson-Odoi has three senior Three Lions caps but can still switch as they all took place before he turned 21.

His father Bismark was a footballer in Ghana for Hearts of Oak. 

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The player is believed to have had dialogue with the Ghanaian FA.

Hudson-Odoi was also invited to meet with Ghanaian president Nana Akufo-Addo.

Should Hudson-Odoi make the switch, he could end up facing England in Qatar.

England have been placed in Pot One for Friday's group stage draw.

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Ghana, however, are in Pot Four alongside the likes of Canada and Cameroon.

The winger has played 28 times for Thomas Tuchel's European champions his term.

But he has just three goals across all competitions with one of those coming in the Premier League.

Hudson-Odoi was denied a loan switch to Borussia Dortmund last summer.

And he had previously attracted serious interest from dominant German champions Bayern Munich.

Bayern first tried to sign the winger in January 2019.

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