The Blues have been linked with the Lyon ace since before the January transfer window opened, and have reportedly already made a €40m bid for the former Celtic striker.
Hudson-Odoi opened the scoring early on for the home side, cutting in from the right and firing into the bottom corner, and looked somewhere close to the form that had him touted as one of Europe’s hottest prospects at the end of last season.
Angry Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard has slammed his central defenders after Brighton’s Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s brilliant overhead kick denied the Blues their victory on Sunday.
Anthony Rudiger and Kurt Zouma were in the middle of Chelsea’s defence as the Blues dropped two points.
Frank Lampard admits Brighton were “better” than Chelsea in their 1-1 draw but thinks his side could have won if they had been more ruthless in front of goal.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s acrobatic finish punished Frank Lampard’s wasteful Chelsea who wound up fortunate to avoid defeat, with Kepa Arrizabalaga denying Neal Maupay late on.
Chelsea recorded a loss of nearly £100million for the year ending June 30.
The loss was revealed in the club’s latest financial results but, after two profitable years, the Blues insisted they are still compliant with UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations.
Frank Lampard hopes academy product Tariq Lamptey will feel enough “love” from his stunning debut at Arsenal to sign a new Chelsea contract.
Full-back Lamptey impressed off the bench in Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League win at Arsenal, replacing Fikayo Tomori as the Blues battled to find the right tactical balance.
Brighton head coach Graham Potter continues to be impressed by Frank Lampard ahead of doing battle with him and Chelsea on New Year’s Day.
The pair faced off last season in the Championship when they were in charge of Swansea and Derby respectively and also earlier this campaign at Stamford Bridge.
Frank Lampard says he was annoyed by his side’s “lethargy” in the first-half of their 2-1 victory over Arsenal on Sunday,
England striker Tammy Abraham’s 12th league goal of the season denied new Gunners boss Mikel Arteta any points on his first home game at the helm.
Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has disclosed what he told his players at half-time during his side’s Premier League 2-1 win over Arsenal on Sunday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened scoring for Mikel Arteta’s men in the first-half of the encounter.