Aston Villa announced the loan signing of Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on August’s second deadline day for EFL clubs, and Villa fans on Twitter were buzzing about the England international joining.
Abraham spent last season on loan with Swansea, scoring eight goals in 39 appearances as the Welsh club were relegated from the Premier League. However, his loan deal away from Chelsea before that was to the Championship with Bristol City during the 2016/17 season where he netted 26 times in 48 games in all competitions.
The 20-year-old was recently called up to Aidy Boothroyd’s England U21 squad for the crucial UEFA European U21 Championship qualifiers against the Netherlands and Latvia. He also has two caps for Gareth Southgate’s senior side despite his young age.
The signing certainly excited Villa fans and ramped up the expectations for boss Steve Bruce, who now surely has the ability in his squad to push for automatic promotion after the club lost out to Fulham in the playoff final last season.
Check out some of the best tweets in reaction to the news below.
— Sam Burnett (@burnettsam3) 31 August 2018
— Danny #AVFC #fitbit (@Danny_Singham) 31 August 2018
What a signing! Tammy Abraham is a Villan!
— Total Villa (@Total_Villa) 31 August 2018
Gonna be limbs when Abraham scores a bicycle kick against blues in front of the holte. Grealish and bolasie too oh man #avfc
— Alessio Richey (@spaghettio14) August 31, 2018
Abraham. Bolasie. El ghazi. The best front 3 in the championship? #avfc
— Dave Camfield (@DaveCamfield) August 31, 2018
— Andrew Deihl (@ItsADeihl) August 31, 2018
Delighted with the Abraham signing. Gutted we haven’t signed a centre back though #avfc
— Ali Davis (@AliDavisAvfc) August 31, 2018
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