Tammy Abraham will join Roma for £34 million, as reported by Sky Sports.
The striker is likely to be a key part of Jose Mourinho’s plans for this season. However, it appears that Chelsea have not given up on the player, inserting an €80m buy-back option into the deal.
The 23-year-old spent the last two seasons with the Blues first-team, showing flashes of brilliance in 2019/20 before struggling to replicate his form last term.
Abraham can use the opportunity to rebuild his career with a view to potentially returning to Chelsea in the future. He could Romelu’s Lukaku experience as inspiration.
Lukaku was deemed surplus to requirements at Chelsea as a youngster but eventually became one of the world’s best players, earning a return to Stamford Bridge this summer.
Abraham has played his best football when he was on loan away from Chelsea. He first showed his potential in the 2016/17 season as he scored 23 Championship goals for Bristol City.
He again had a successful loan spell in the Championship with Aston Villa during the 2018/19 season, scoring 25 league goals in 37 games.
If Mourinho works well with him, Abraham is capable of scoring plenty of goals for Roma.
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