Blow for Villa as Wolves open talks with Chelsea over striker Abraham

first_img Tammy Abraham is Villa’s top scorer this season 2 Wolves are understood to have opened talks with Chelsea over the permanent signing of Tammy Abraham.The striker is currently on loan at Aston Villa, and had been due to remain with the Championship club for the remainder of the season. 2 But there is an option to cut short the loan in January and Chelsea are reportedly ready to do so in order to cash in on the 21-year-old.Abraham, who spent last season on loan in the Premier League at Swansea, has been a big hit for Villa.He netted twice against QPR on Tuesday to take his tally to 16 goals for the season and is the joint top scorer in the Championship.center_img Tammy Abraham has won two caps for England getty Villa boss Dean Smith insisted after the match that Abraham is happy at the club and appeared confident he would stay for the season.But a switch to the Molineux club, who are currently eighth in the Premier League, appeals to the twice-capped England international.Abraham knows he is unlikely to get much game time at Chelsea in the near future, and Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is reportedly happy to sanction a permanent exit.last_img read more