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Daily Schmankerl: Updates on Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi and RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner; Mats Hummels hits the beach gridiron; and MORE!

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Bayern will reportedly offer £13M for Callum Hudson-Odoi (Daily Mail)

If the Christian Pulisic to Chelsea rumors do hold water, it could mean an exit strategy is in place for 18-year old winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. Hudson-Odoi is already disgruntled with his lack of field time and the summer arrival of Pulisic certainly won’t help that situation.

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi is the latest English youngster to be targeted by the Bundesliga’s elite. Sportsmail understands Bayern Munich are set to table a starting offer of £13 million for the 18-year-old when the January transfer window opens. But Bayern are not the only German club monitoring Hudson-Odoi, with Borussia Dortmund credited with an interest, was well as other Bundesliga sides.

So...if this kid is unhappy at Chelsea, will his demeanor change with Bayern Munich? It’s not like he’s a lock to unseat Kingsley Coman or Serge Gnabry next summer. Worse, he could find himself behind Alphonso Davies in the pecking order. Is it good business or drop £13M on a player who has already shown signs of unrest if he’s not on the field? Just a thought...

Stefan Effenberg: Timo Werner will leave Leipzig, but should consider other teams (Inside Futbol)

German legend Stefan Effenberg doesn’t think Bayern Munich is the “be all, end all” for RB Leipzig star Timo Werner. Effenberg wrote as much for T-Online, as captured by Inside Futbol.

I am relatively sure that Timo Werner will leave Leipzig in the summer. He’s wrong [about Bayern Munich being the only club to join in Germany], though. Timo Werner suits many clubs, not just Bayern. Maybe he would be an even better match for Borussia Dortmund than Bayern.

Mats Hummels is crushing Twitter this week (@matshummels)

Mats Hummels laid out his basketball prowess earlier in the week, but now he has moved his game to (American) football as he pulled his best Eric Weddle or Harrison Smith ball-hawking safety impersonation.

The best part of this, however, is that Hummels later admitted that he didn’t even know the people throwing the ball. So just imagine you are at a beach, throwing a football around, and a world class center back makes a diving break-up on a pass attempted to you. Pretty cool.

Allianz Arena updates set to “Stern des Südens” is what you need on a Saturday (@FCBayernUS)

It’s not a game day, but hopefully this helps you fill the void a little.

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