Why signing Tammy Abraham would be a great move for Arsenal

TelegraphArsenal are interested in acquiring the services of Tammy Abraham.

After the arrival of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig last summer, Abraham lost his spot at the starting 11. Things took an even worse turn when Thomas Tuchel joined the Blues in January.

As the season gradually came to close, the Englishman was even dismissed from matchday squads. Thus, Abraham is desperate to leave Stamford Bridge in the current shop window.

Various clubs have shown interest with Aston Villa and West Ham United believed to hold the most interest. However, Arsenal might have the best chance of landing him.

👀 Most non-penalty goals for Chelsea in the Premier League last season:

🥇 Tammy Abraham – 6 in 22 apps
🥈 Timo Werner – 6 in 36
🥉 Mason Mount – 5 in 36 pic.twitter.com/n6GqzfBSDI

— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) July 15, 2021

First, because the Chelsea man reportedly wants to stay in London. Second, he was an Arsenal fan growing up. Third, the Gunners look like the only club that can afford his 35-40 million price tag.

The North London outfit’s pursuit makes even more sense if Alexander Lacazette ends up departing. Which is a likely outcome given he is 30 years old and has just a year left on his current deal.

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Replacing Lacazette with Abraham looks a smart move from Arsenal. The Gunners would bring in a player who has a higher ceiling for improvement. The 23-year-old’s hold-up ability and aerial presence are also appealing

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