Lazio join race to sign Chelsea star

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Italian side Lazio have joined the race to sign Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to a report on Metro.

The winger is deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge, and has just one year left on his deal at the club.

Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri worked with Hudson-Odoi during his time as Chelsea boss and the Italian is keen on reuniting with the winger at Lazio.

Lazio face competition from English sides Nottingham Forest, Fulham, Crystal Palace, West Ham and Brentford in the race to sign Hudson-Odoi.

Hudson-Odoi, who has also attracted interest from AC Milan, is keen to leave Chelsea as he wants regular first team football.

He spent last season on loan at Bayern Leverkusen in the Bundesliga, where he was looking to revive his career.

But Hudson-Odoi made just 13 appearances for the German club, registering one assist.