- Championship side Aston Villa have concluded plans to land Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham before summer transfer window closes
- The England international spent last term on loan at Swansea City but was unable to save them from relegation
- He is expected to spend the rest of the ongoing season on loan at the lower league side
English Football League giants Aston Villa are reportedly planning to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham before transfer deadline day.
The 20-year-old spent last season on loan at relegated Swansea City - scoring five goals in 31 appearances for the club.
He joined the Stamford Bridge outift as a youngster in 2004 and made his senior debut for the Blues in the 2015-16 under former boss Guss Hiddink.
His arrival at the Villa park is expected to strengthen Steve Bruce's attack owing to his goal scoring ability.
Two seasons back, Abraham scored 23 goals in 40 appearances for Bristol City in the lower league but wasn't too impressive for the Swans last term.
The England international is yet to feature in any Maurizio Sarri's games in the Premier League this season as they maintain 100% win at the start of the season.
He was part of their preseason squad and has also been training with the team's senior team but seem surplus to requirement at the Stamford Bridge and will now be offloaded to the EFL side.
Villa in a bid to qualify for the EPL next season managed to stop their star midfielder Jack Grealish from joining Tottenham before transfer deadline.
Meanwhile, the striker seems to have been receiving advice from Brazil legend Ronaldo Da Lima as posted a a picture of their FaceTime chat on social media.
He thanked the former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid star for his words of wisdom in his caption to the post.
Villa have picked up nine points from their opening five games but remain undefeated after two wins and three draws.
Leeds and Middlesbrough are the early Championship front-runners with 13 points from a possible 15.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Sampdoria are interested in the signing of Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham this summer.
According to Italian media outfit Sportitalia, Abraham is a loan target for the Serie A outfit this week.
The 20-year-old spent last season on loan at Swansea City scoring eight goals and providing five assists in 39 competitive games.
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