Bayern Munich have been handed a significant boost in their pursuit of Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi.

According to claims from Sky Germany, as reported by Bundesliga Spotlight via Twitter, the attacker has asked for his club to sanction a transfer to the Allianz Arena this month.

The winger has been courted by a number of clubs from across Europe in recent times as his future at Stamford Bridge comes under scrutiny.

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Hudson-Odoi is held in high esteem by the Blues but as his contract continues to approach its expiration date, the club are understood to be pondering cashing in on their academy graduate.

It was recently reported that Bayern have submitted a third offer for the 18-year-old as they look to lure him away from West London.

Bayern’s most recent bid is understood to have been worth €33 million.