With Chelsea having 38 players out on loan it is expected that at least one will make a big impact; Loic Remy at Palace? Patrick Bamford at Burnley? Juan Cuadrado at Juventus? Or perhaps a young 18-year-old Tammy Abraham at Championship side Bristol City?
Tammy Abraham joined Bristol City on a season long loan the evening before the clubs start the 2016/17 Championship season and has since made quite the impact, becoming the current top scorer in the championship with an impressive seven goals across the opening eight league games. However, this isn’t the first time that he’s experienced goal scoring success, with an impressive record of 32 goals in 26 appearances for Chelsea’s youth team last season and total of 78 goals in 98 youth appearances.
“Scoring goals is nothing new for me, every time I go out onto that pitch I just go out there to score goals.”
Abraham’s brace of goals in this early part of the season puts Bristol comfortably in 12th place, with him claiming that promotion is a key aim of the club, which, with teams such as Newcastle, Norwich, Derby, Aston Villa etc. being in the league may be easier said than done. But with just under 60% of Bristol’s total league goals coming from Abraham, it is looking likely that he will play a crucial part for Bristol this season in their push for promotion.
In addition to his goal scoring success at new club Bristol City, Abraham has enjoyed international goals, scoring five in 14 appearances for the England U19 squad and was selected for Keith Downing’s England U20 squad, however pulled out due to an ankle injury which he suffered in Bristol’s impressive 3-1 victory against Aston Villa, which to no surprise he also scored in.
Could Abraham be a regular face in the England team in the future, and will we be seeing him transferring his current goal scoring form to the Premier League anytime soon? Obviously it is still early days in the young players career, but with his impressive tally so early into the season it is certain that he will be one to watch over the upcoming months.
Ben Terry, TFN Championship correspondent on 22/09/2016 at 13:04
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