Abraham would give Middlesbrough a different dimension up front

Middlesbrough announced the signing of Jordan Hugill from West Ham United on loan last week, but they should boost their attack even further by attempting to sign Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham, too.

What’s the word?

Boro have started the season well by picking up seven points from a possible nine, which has put them at the top of the Championship table after three matches.

However, their summer recruitment has struggled, and manager Tony Pulis could do with a few more additions before the loan market shuts at the end of August.

The club brought in Hugill from West Ham on a season-long loan following Patrick Bamford’s move to Leeds United.

However, the demands of the Championship suggest that Boro should recruit another attacking player.

Why is Abraham the answer?

The forward may only be 20 years old, but he has proven before that he can score goals in the second tier.

In fact, during a previous loan spell with Bristol City, Abraham netted 23 goals – 26 in all competitions – and created four assists in 41 league outings.

The speedy attacker would give Pulis and Boro different dimension and potentially make them an unstoppable attacking force, and the experienced manager would not have to solely rely on Hugill to get the goals.

The West Ham forward struggled for game time following his January switch to the London Stadium and he failed to find the back of the net.

Abraham could be open to a loan switch to the Riverside due to the fact that it is highly unlikely that he will be given a chance in Maurizio Sarri’s first team at Chelsea.