Tammy Abraham left Chelsea in a £34m deal last season to join Roma and despite scoring 18 goals this season in Italy, he is keen to return to Stamford Bridge
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Tammy Abraham is aiming to return to Chelsea in the future after leaving the club last summer to join Italian club Roma.
The 24-year-old earned £34m for a move to the Serie A side last year having trouble disrupting Thomas Tuchel’s plans.
Abraham has been a bright light in a very frustrating season for Roma, with 18 eye-catching goals in 34 appearances for By Jose Mourinho beside.
The England international has quickly adapted to Italian football but the Blues have a £68m option for the striker to return to Stamford Bridge next summer.
Locations Chelsea’s The main striker remains uncertain with Romelu Lukaku struggling to justify his £97m price tag with just 10 goals this campaign for Tuchel’s side.
Abraham’s exit is not a common exit among Chelsea loyal as he was a successful graduate of their youth academy and who scored 18 goals in his first campaign for the club under Frank Lampard.
But he fell out of favor in West London under Tuchel, who chose not to play as a centre-forward with Abraham playing only a minor role under the Germans.
However, a report in the Italian journal Corriere dello Sport outlines how the striker is currently looking to return to English football and is particularly ready to rejoin Chelsea.
With the Blues having a clause on Abraham’s move next summer, such a move is more likely, while it is a period that could see a change in leadership at Stamford Bridge. .
Despite Abraham scoring impressively in an Italian shirt, Giallorossi manager Mourinho believes the striker still has a lot of work to do.
Mourinho explained last week: “He’s doing well but he can do better. The team needs him to do better. A foreign player was born and raised in a different football background, in a different society.
“It is not easy to leave England but he is doing well. I have high hopes from him but he has the potential to do so much more.”
Previously, Abraham explained to Pro Direct Soccer about his early days in Rome: “Initially, it took a bit of getting used to.
“But after a while, you settle into life, find a home and start exploring a bit and trying different restaurants. I really like Rome.
“I get homesick sometimes, which is annoying, but I’m here for one reason: to do a job. I knew there was going to be a time when I had to leave Chelsea and go out and explore.
“Now that I have gone to another country and learned a different culture and language, I really enjoy that.”
Abraham is currently continuing to develop in the Italian capital but does not rule out a return to Chelsea in the future.
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