Zinedine Zidane's return as coach has given the Norwegian hope.
"I think that it is very positive. He had some successful seasons and he knows the club and the players well," Odegaard told the Norwegian media on Tuesday.
"Everyone knows him too and there is a good relationship among the group so I think that it is perfect.
"For me, is also a positive as I know him well and we have a good relationship with each other.
"I had him as a coach for many years, both in the senior team and with Castilla."