??Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham has revealed that he snubbed a series of loan offers from clubs earlier in the summer, due to the Blues claiming he would feature more heavily for the club’s first team this season.
In an interview with Villa’s official website, the England international explained his decision to join ?Aston Villa on the English Football League transfer deadline day, stating: “I
“But towards the end, I found that I need to play games and need to play football, and looking at a team like Aston Villa, who I believe should be in the ?Premier League, it’s a great chance for me to come out and showcase myself here.
“Hopefully that can be this place and I can take them to the Premier League.”
Evidently, Abraham is eager not to sit on the bench this season, and will be hoping he can replicate the form he previously found in the ?Championship with ?Bristol City. Chelsea are now left with just two strikers in their first team – Álvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud.
Meanwhile, Chelsea boss ?Mauriz?i?o Sarri praised his side’s efforts following their 2-0 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday, but claimed that his team need to work on their speed in upcoming fixtures.