Sarri is not making any promises but when asked about performances of Hudson-Odoi and fellow 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu in Saturday's International Champions Cup clash with Inter, the former Napoli boss was fulsome in his praise of the prodigiously gifted pair.
The player's future at the club was thrown into doubt when he failed to report for pre-season training when he was scheduled to.
According to the sources, Willian was due to return to Chelsea back on Friday following his post World Cup holidays, but issues regarding his passport expiry delayed his arrival.
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"I am not happy about the situation but before answering I would like to talk to him".
Both Real Madrid and Barcelona have been heavily linked with moves for Willian this summer. "I want to speak to him".
Cesar Azpilicueta does not know whether Chelsea can adapt to Maurizio Sarri's system as quickly as they did to Antonio Conte's when they won the title in his first season in charge. I don't know the situation in this moment. "Every club wants to keep their top players and we are trying to do it".
"We are talking about top players".
Chelsea face Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday and full-back Azpilicueta has promised they will attack the league champions no matter what.