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Sinclair slams Chelsea winger Hudson-Odoi for turning down U21 call

England World Cup veteran Trevor Sinclair has slammed Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi for turning down an U21 call.

On Thursday, Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate confirmed the FA had wanted to select Hudson-Odoi for under-21 duty.

But the Chelsea forward — who has three senior England caps — does not want to be considered for Lee Carsley's squad as they take on Czech Republic and Georgia this month.

Sinclair told talkSPORT: "The only one I would say is bad is Hudson-Odoi – and I don't mean to pick him out.

"For me, I think that's quite arrogant. A big part of being a footballer and a big reason why you make it is staying humble.

"There's a lot of ups and downs. When you're flying, you're alright, when you're not doing so well, you've got people who have got your back.

"I think Hudson-Odoi saying that he's not playing for the Under-21s is poor."


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