Chelsea transfer plan for Tammy Abraham revealed amid Aston Villa links
Chelsea are expected to offer Tammy Abraham to Borussia Dortmund as part of a huge transfer offer to land Norway international Erling Haaland this summer.
Haaland, 20, is the transfer target for the Blues’ number one forward, ahead of Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane, as they seek competition for Timo Werner – and the The mirror reports that they’re ready to include forward Abraham as part of a cash plus player deal.
Aston Villa benefited from the fruits of Abraham’s scoring instinct and penalty area during the 2018-19 season as they sealed a long-awaited return to the Premier League.
The lender has found the net 26 times in all competitions wearing burgundy and blue and it has been hinted at since the Lions may be able to offer him a permanent comeback in second city.
Abraham, like Olivier Giroud who appears ready for AC Milan, ran out of minutes at Stamford Bridge last season and a start was still likely to occur in the summer transfer window, although Villa is believed to be prioritizes other areas of their team before they even consider adding another attacker.
Chelsea are believed to value 23-year-old Abraham at around £ 50million and, against Haaland’s £ 150million price tag, they see an opportunity to move on to a fringe player while drastically reducing their target’s costs. main.
Haaland will likely follow Jadon Sancho to the BVB gate – the England winger is returning to this country to join Manchester United.
Abraham has scored 30 goals in all competitions for Chelsea in the last two campaigns since returning from Villa, most of them under Frank Lampard, but he has found opportunities to hardly impress under new boss Thomas Tuchel.
Villa, meanwhile, relied heavily on the form and fitness of Ollie Watkins last season, but they have Wesley Moraes back from a long-term injury and Dean Smith is hoping that with a pre- full season under his belt, that the Brazilian can return to where he was 18 months ago before that setback at Turf Moor.
Keinan Davis, who scored his first Premier League goal late last season, is also an option for Smith for the number nine role.