Tammy Abraham: 'I was fearful of the worst, it is much better'

Tammy Abraham: 'I was fearful of the worst, it is much better'

- Tammy Abraham hopes results of a scan will clear him of any serious hip injury sustained against Valencia

- The Chelsea striker landed heavily after contesting the ball with Ezequiel Garay

- Abraham hopes to return soon to play Chelsea last Champions League group game against Lille

Tammy Abraham is hoping his injury against Valencia in the Champions League is not that serious as he is set to undergo scans on Thursday, November 28.

Right on the stroke of half time, the England striker fell awkwardly after contesting the ball with Ezequiel Garay in the box.

The 22-year-old was being attended to on the pitch for a lengthy time and was helped out by Chelsea's medical staff.

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Abraham was in tears while holding his side and was carried on a stretcher covered in a blanket as he was taken to the hospital.

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He admitted fearing serious injury but now believes he has avoided a long-term problem.

"It's much better than when it happened.

"At the time I was fearful of the worst but it was much better when I got in.

"I was able to walk and move about. So I'm thankful and hopefully it's not too long. I'll have a scan, but hopefully it's just bruising. It was a knee to my hip area, so hopefully it's not too serious," Abraham told Chelsea TV.

Abraham is focusing ahead of their final group game against Lille and he wants to help the team qualify into the next phase of the competition.

"I was watching the second-half on my phone in the dressing room.

"It's always been a dream to play in the Champions League so I don't want it to end here, I want to push on further. So it's good that it's in our hands," he added.

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Abraham has scored 12 goals in 21 appearances for Chelsea this season making him the club's top marksman.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Tammy Abraham was stretchered off during Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Valencia in a Champions League group game played at the Mestalla.

The England striker was in tears after falling heavily on Ezequiel Garay but Frank Lampard has confirmed that the injury was not as bad as he thought.

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