Chelsea may win youth competitions successively but the pressure on managers is so immense that youth does not get a chance. Maurizio Sarri was in similar situation. But he budged when Bayern Munich threatened to take him away.
He had a great debut season and was sensational on the left flank. He showed creativity and vision, while his crossing was top notch too.
But it has not transpired this season. Marred by injury, he lost confidence and has fallen down the pecking order behind Christian Pulisic. Pulisic is a right flank player, moved to the left because Odoi was not making the grade.