Tammy Abraham has arrived in Rome on Sunday ahead of his move from Chelsea to AS Roma this summer, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Tammy Abraham, who was an unused substitute in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday arrived in Rome in order to join former Chelsea Coach, Jose Mourinho, In Italy.
The forward is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge following Romelu Lukaku’s arrival in west London. The arrival of Thomas Tuchel gave him a limited minutes as against the regime of Frank Lampard. Tuchel used the England forward just seven times after replacing Frank Lampard in January.
The 23-year-old’s decision to depart might have been prompted after Tuchel left him out of the matchday squads for both the FA Cup and Champions League finals last season.
Tuchel has conceded that he should shoulder some of the blame for the highly rated Abraham’s departure. ” He did some good preparation matches, he was clearly not happy with the last half a year and maybe he has reason not to be,” Tuchel said after a 2-2 pre-season draw with Tottenham.
“Maybe it was also my fault not to push him or trust him, I can absolutely understand that he wants more minutes.”
As per Fabrizio Romano, Abraham is in Rome for his medical before signing a five-year contract at the club. Chelsea will receive €40m plus €5m add ons in the deal as Abraham signs for the Italians until June 2026.
Abraham is expected to sign a five-year contract worth £4m a year after tax. Chelsea will have €80m buyback option on the 23-year-old, which can be triggered in the summer of 2023.