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Chelsea fullback Emerson: Loftus-Cheek will be world star - like Callum

Chelsea fullback Emerson Palmieri has heaped praise on young teammates Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Emerson talked up the England internationals before last night's draw with Burnley.

He told Goal: "Ruben will, according to me, become one of the most important players in the world because he is a central midfielder who has it all.

"He is quick, he knows how to defend and attack, and he will become a very important modern midfielder. He is a fantastic player who will be even better."

Emerson continued: "It's the same with Callum Hudson-Odoi. According to me, Callum is Chelsea's future. He has already shown that he is very good at the age of 18, and he has done so in Chelsea, which is a big team. According to me, he will be at his peak in two or three years."

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