Italian Seria A top side AS Roma are reportedly edging closer to concluding a deal for Chelsea and England striker Tammy Abraham following a breakthrough in talks. Following Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan is obvious the player will not have to playtime with the club again.
AS Roma set to Conclude Tammy Abraham’s Deal
According to reports, the club is hoping to use him to Edin Dzeko in the club AS Roma is hoping for a swoop deal for the out-of-favour Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham, who is also thought to be on the radar of two English Premier League sides, Arsenal and West Ham United.
According to La Repubblica, a fee of £34m has already been agreed with the Blues, and progress has been made on the personal side of a deal following a phone call to the player from Jose Mourinho.
Roma is supposedly prepared to raise Abraham’s salary to £5m a year in order to fend off interest from Arsenal, but the report adds that Abraham would still prefer a move to the Emirates.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has affirmed that he has a “good relationship” with Abraham amid widespread transfer speculation, and the 23-year-old is in the Blues’ squad for Saturday’s Premier League opener with Crystal Palace.