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Manchester City to make shock transfer move for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham


Manchester City to make shock transfer move for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham

Manchester City are ready to make a shock move for Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham, according to a Le10Sport report.

The England international’s contract talks with Frank Lampard’s side have reportedly stalled because of his wage demands.

Pep Guardiola’s side are ready to swoop for the highly-rated 22-year-old.

It is understood that Manchester City are looking to open discussions with Abraham in the coming months.

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Abraham, who spent last season on loan at Aston Villa, is under contract with Lampard’s side until June 2022.

But the club are keen to tie him down with a new long-term deal following his impressive spell of form.

The four-cap England international has scored 14 goals and made four assists for Lampard’s side this term.

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It is understood that he is after the same £180,000-a-week salary as team-mate Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Chelsea have already secured deals for Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Billy Gilmour.

And the Blues will have to splash the cash if they are to convince Abraham to sign on the dotted line.

Lampard recently praised the 22-year-old for his impressive start to the Premier League season.

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He said:

“He’s a personality that’s growing in our dressing room every day with his enthusiasm and his will to win.

“Tammy is a striker that’s near the top of the goalscoring charts in the league, he’s showing his all-round game, stretches defences, and he starts our press.”

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