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Callum Hudson-Odoi embracing new Chelsea position

Callum Hudson-Odoi is embracing his wing-back role at Chelsea.

The star played in the position for the first time in Thomas Tuchel's first game in charge at Stamford Bridge and enjoyed the experience during the goalless draw against Wolves.

Hudson-Odoi told Chelsea's website: "It was something new for me.

"It was my first time trying it yesterday [in training] and I felt alright playing in it, it wasn’t a problem for me. It was good trying to play that position and no matter where the manager asks me to play I will try to do my best."

The winger also revealed that the German coach wants him to be more direct in his play.

He said: "He (Tuchel) wants me to be direct and to keep getting at full-backs and defenders as much as possible.

"He knows all the attacking players can be free and score goals and he wants us to be direct and keep pushing and try to get goals and get assists. He told me to work up and down that line, be direct and stay as high and wide as possible.

"I try to break the line and keep doing different movements to get the ball. He wants us to keep going in behind and find good passes, find different ways of breaking teams instead of trying to beat them every time with the ball.

"I felt really fit throughout the whole game, I felt really sharp, trying to be direct as much as possible and trying to get at my defender as much as possible, and I feel as a collective we did really well."

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