Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has admitted that Callum Hudson-Odoi should emulate Manchester City's Raheem Sterling if he wants to reach his full potential as a world-class player.
Speaking in an interview, Lampard expressed the youngster's talent and believes that there is plentiful potential, further stating that Sterling is the ideal example for Hudson-Odoi to follow as he grows as a player.
“Sterling’s an incredible example of a player with great talent whose work ethic added to that.
“The improvement he made through absolute dedication to become a complete player we’re wowed by.
“It’s a great model for Callum as he has those talents, too.
“I want him to be the best, as he has that potential, and a lot of that means offering hard truths.”
Hudson-Odoi who is of Ghanaian descent is currently 18-years-old and has been tipped to be a key player in Lampard's youthful team that is currently enjoying success under the former player's tutelage.
The youngster recently penned a new five-year contract that will see earn approximately £180,000-a-week.