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Callum Hudson-Odoi to make Chelsea first-team return after the September international break as talks over a new five-year contract continue Chelsea expect Callum Hudson-Odoi to return to playing again from next month Hudson-Odoi has stepped up recovery from an achilles injury suffered in April Frank Lampard wants the youngster as part of his first-team set-up this season 

By Adrian Kajumba For Mailonline

Published: 10:39 BST, 21 August 2019 | Updated: 12:28 BST, 21 August 2019




Frank Lampard is ready to introduce Callum Hudson-Odoi to his Chelsea team next month after the youngster returned to training and with the details of a new five-year contract being worked out.

Chelsea have been in new deal talks with Hudson-Odoi, as revealed by Sportsmail last month, and he is now nearing a return after four months out with an achilles injury suffered towards the end of last season.

And Lampard sees the 18-year-old as a key part of his plans in an already-youthful team emerging at Stamford Bridge - starting next month.

Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to hand Chelsea a boost by returning to the first team next month

Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to hand Chelsea a boost by returning to the first team next month

He returned to full training this week after surgery in Barcelona in April and has been earmarked for a return to action after the international break in the first two weeks of September.

Hudson-Odoi underlined his reputation as one of England's best young talents after nailing down a spot in Chelsea's first team setup during 2018/19.

He scored five times and set up five more goals in 23 competitive appearances, forced his way into Gareth

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