Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi has urged the club to hand him the No. 10 shirt once Eden Hazard completes his move to Real Madrid in the summer.
Hazard is expected to join the La Liga giants after the Europa League final in a deal valued at £100 million.
His departure would see the Blues enter the market in search of his replacement, with previous reports suggesting Barcelona flop, Philippe Coutinho, was in the frame to take the Belgian's place.
Goal.com however reports Hudson-Odoi has informed Chelsea about his desire to take on the mantle even as he considers a long-term future at Stamford Bridge.
The youngster has failed to nail a starting role under Maurizio Sarri, making his full Premier League only after starting a competitive international match for England.
He was the subject of four bids from Bayern Munich during the winter transfer window, handing a transfer request at some stage.
However, with Hazard set for the exits, Hudson-Odoi could be on the verge of a sensational U-turn that will see commit his future at the London club.
The 18-year-old is currently sidelined for around three months with an Achilles injury.