Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has expressed his reduction at returning to the grass following a prolonged harm lay-off.
Some members of the Chelsea squad reconvened on Saturday to start pre-season preparations, though Hudson-Odoi was already again on the Blues’ Cobham coaching base as he works on his health.
Having proven flashes of his expertise within the first a part of 2021/22, the 21-year-old injured his Achilles in February and finally missed greater than a 3rd of the marketing campaign as he was sidelined for the rest of the season.
Nonetheless, Hudson-Odoi has seemingly lastly put the difficulty behind him and has begun his preparations for the brand new season together with quite a lot of his teammates who weren’t on worldwide obligation final month.
Alongside fellow long-term absentee Ben Chilwell, the England worldwide returned from his holidays early and is claimed to have been working tirelessly in his bid to regain full health.
Talking to Chelsea’s in-house media having efficiently accomplished a coaching session, Hudson-Odoi stated: “It was an incredible feeling. I’ve been working as laborious as attainable to come back again to coach with the staff and play video games.
“It’s been irritating to be out and watching everybody practice, play video games and luxuriate in themselves, so I’m delighted to be again.”
He continued: “For myself, I needed to push myself to the max each time whether or not it’s on the pitch or off the pitch, making an attempt to offer my max.
“We did plenty of gymnasium work off the pitch to get a bit larger and stronger, to attempt to be extra muscular. However on the similar time, on the pitch it’s been working laborious doing particular person periods.
“It feels nice to be again, it’s wonderful.”