Chelsea’s new signing compared to Callum Hudson-Odoi and Cristiano Ronaldo

The father of Chelsea’s new signing Edwin Andersson believes that his son will play in a similar way to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

The Blues have beaten off Manchester United to land the 16-year-old winger, adding to their impressive ranks in the academy set-up.

Chelsea had a deal sorted before the January cut-off date with IFK Gothenburg and is set to go into the youth teams.

And the player could well be an exciting talent, with the youngster being compared to Hudson-Odoi and, even, Cristiano Ronaldo in the way that he plays.

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Speaking to  Expressen last year, his father Mikael Andersson said: “There have been an incredible number of clubs from virtually all countries that have been interested in him.

“But he has chosen to go to Chelsea when it’s time. According to the rules he must be 16 first and then it is up to the clubs to agree.

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“There’s still some details, but the day it’s time he has decided that it’ll be  Chelsea.

“It is a chance you can take if the package is right. They have very good education and care about you as a human being, which one might not believe.”

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“It is the dream of every boy to have such an opportunity, that is where we are now. But it should be the right conditions, otherwise it will be nothing.

“He’s pretty much like Callum Hudson-Odoi at Chelsea. When he was younger, he was a little more like Ronaldo. He mainly stays on the left.”