Record-breaking Tammy Abraham fires Chelsea transfer warning over Armando Broja decision

record-breaking tammy abraham fires chelsea transfer warning over armando broja decision
© Getty Images | Photo by Sportinfoto/vi/DeFodi Images Tammy Abraham fires Chelsea clear transfer warning over Armando Broja decision

Tammy Abraham has been only improved since leaving Chelsea. Finishing his first season in Serie A with Roma at 17 goals and four assists, the 24-year-old has become the record English scorer in a single Serie A campaign.

Back in August, when the £34m deal was agreed for Abraham to leave Stamford Bridge to join Jose Mourinho in Rome, few would’ve predicted that Abraham would end up having a more successful season than Romelu Lukaku, the player the Blues had just broken their transfer record to re-sign.

Abraham is not the only academy graduate Chelsea sold last summer who has gone on to impress. Marc Guehi and Tino Livramento have both become established names in Premier League lineups, whilst Fikayo Tomori continues to be regarded as one of Europe’s best young defenders at AC Milan.

Abraham’s development has only furthered the frustration over Chelsea’s inability to find a consistent goalscorer under Thomas Tuchel, with both Lukaku and Kai Havertz failing to nail down the main striking spot.

As we head towards this summer, Tuchel, under new ownership, will hope to find the solution to the Blues’ long-standing profligacy and head into next term with a more productive attack.

Part of that attack could be boosted by the returning Armando Broja after his loan at Southampton. Despite his goals slowing down in recent months, the loan on the south coast can only be viewed as a success.

With nearly 2,000 Premier League minutes and six goals in his first campaign, the 20-year-old has exceeded expectations and shown glimpses of his potential.

The Albanian is already being earmarked as a potential target for Premier League clubs and others in Europe, with AC Milan, Inter, Napoli, West Ham and Newcastle all mentioned.

With Abraham and Tomori adapting so well to life in Italy, a trend has been created and will be one that Chelsea will have to resist if they are intent on keeping Cobham talent who have seen a fruitful path away from Stamford Bridge.

Although Broja is not at the level or age Abraham was when he was sold to Roma, the forward already looks like a talent that should be looked at by Tuchel this upcoming pre-season.

With an older and more expensive attack failing to provide the appropriate numbers for what Chelsea invested, Tuchel, his system and the players themselves need to have a rethink.

It is hard to contend the current setup is proving worthwhile enough to persist with, and Broja, like Trevoh Chalobah, did in defence this season, may offer an internal solution to freshen things up.

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