Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has lit up the premier league this season with eight goals in as many video games. With a median of a objective each 72 minutes (in keeping with BBC SPORT), The Blues man has stunned many with how he has tailored so rapidly below new Blues boss Frank Lampard.
The 22-year-old had proven at Championship stage that he is aware of how you can discover the again of the web. Spending the 2016/17 season on mortgage at Bristol City, the London-born striker netted 26 occasions for the Ashton Gate membership. An harm riddled season at Swansea adopted, with questions requested of Abraham’s means.
However, the large striker answered his critics by scoring 26-goals at Aston Villa over the last marketing campaign. Goals that performed an enormous half in securing The Villans return to the Premier League.
Abraham’s kind has seen him return to the England fold as his efforts are effectively recognised by Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate. It’s nonetheless early days In his profession, however on present kind the 6ft 3in striker is effectively on his technique to changing into an enormous a part of the longer term for each membership and nation.
Uncertainty over whether or not Abraham will play for England or Nigeria has been a subject of dialog just lately. Born in Camberwell in South London means the Chelsea man is clearly eligible for England. However having Nigerian parentage has solid doubt over the place his worldwide future lies.
Abraham already has two caps for England, however each had been friendlies. Not aggressive video games don’t tie a participant to an internatonal allegiance.
Dreams do come true
Yesterday Abraham settled the problem by claiming he has all the time wished to play for England. Reported by The Daily Mail, Abraham admitted he was honoured to be wished by each international locations.
” For me, it’s all the time good to be wished by two nations. Clearly it means you’re doing one thing effectively”
However, there was by no means any doubt of what the Chelsea man wished. He added:
‘At the again of my head, I’ve all the time wished to play for England. I used to be born and grown in England.
“My dream was always to play for England. It doesn’t effect the fact Nigeria still wanted me, and it’s a big nation. I love both nations. My head was just screwed on with England”
Only time will inform on simply how far Abraham can go. His performances have already got Chelsea followers purring, and England followers will quickly get an opportunity to see precisely what The Blues striker is able to in an England shirt. England face the Czech Republic on Friday evening, and head to Bulgaria subsequent Monday.