Aston Villa want Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on loan
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham is wanted by by his former loan club Aston Villa as he faces a big fight for his future in the West London club.
The Blues have signed Timo Werner this summer after seasons of consistently scoring in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is also believed to be close to bringing in exciting German talent Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen for £90 million.
Having also signed Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, Lampard could go with a new, dynamic and refreshed front line next season.
Olivier Giroud also agreed a new deal with the club late last season, and ended the campaign preferred ahead of Abraham.
As per reports in England, Aston Villa have inquired about Abraham, but the 22-year-old reportedly wants to stay and fight for his place at Stamford Bridge. Abraham is of course well known to the Birmingham outfit having enjoyed a brilliant spell with the Lions back in 2018/19.
The English striker scored 26 goals in 40 games to lead Villa back to the Premier League. That unsurprisingly alerted Chelsea that Abraham was clearly ready to stake his place in the first XI.
He started the 2019-20 season in style with seven goals in his first five games. However, the 22-year-old picked up an ankle injury in mid-January, and failed to rediscover that early season form on his return.
With the forward determined to fight for his place at Stamford Bridge, the Villans might have to look elsewhere.
Brentford hotshot Ollie Watkins is also on their radar after his 26 goals helped the Bees into the Championship play-offs. But they came a cropper against Fulham in the final, and Watkins may now wish to test himself at the highest level.
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