Tammy Abraham, following in the footsteps of club legend Didier Drogba.
Is it too early to suggest that Chelsea might have finally found the answer to their striker woes, from within their own academy?
It’s a shocking concept, given the club’s notoriously poor record of nurturing youth, but it might well be true.
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The 21-year-old’s previous three league games in a Blues shirt have been extremely good to him. An impressive brace against Norwich City was shortly followed by another two goals against Sheffield United and a hattrick against Wolves at Molineux.
But, given Drogba’s last admission, is it all that surprising?
Didier Drogba has revealed that Tammy Abraham learnt from him in training during his time at Stamford Bridge, and has praised the striker’s form at the start of this season.
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 20, 2019
The Ivorian scored 164 times in 381 appearances for Chelsea during his two stints at Stamford Bridge, and in that time earned himself a bit of a reputation for scoring big goals in big games. Lest we forget the bullet header and penalty he scored against Bayern Munich to secure the Champions League trophy. If Abraham reaches anywhere near his level, fans will surely be buzzing.