Didier Drogba reveals the role he played in Tammy Abraham’s rise at Chelsea

Tammy Abraham has scored seven goals in seven games for Chelsea this season
has scored seven targets in seven video games for Chelsea this season (Picture: Getty)

Didier Drogba is ‘not surprised’ by Tammy Abraham’s spectacular begin to the season after he handed on his data to the teenager throughout his time at Chelsea.

Abraham, 21, had a profitable mortgage spell with Aston Villa final time period, scoring 25 targets in the Championship as Dean Smith’s aspect secured promotion to the .

The England Under-21 ahead has picked up the place he left off this season with seven targets in his opening seven appearances below new Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.

Many are already likening Abraham to membership legend Drogba and the Ivorian has been impressed with the teenager’s early performances.

Abraham is about to steer the line as soon as once more his weekend as Chelsea host Liverpool in a mouthwatering conflict at Stamford Bridge.



‘Yeah, I’ve identified him [Abraham] since he’s been like this,’ Drogba instructed Sky Sports.

‘These are children we used to see, they used to return and watch us coaching, and I imagine they realized a little bit little bit of our abilities, how we learn the recreation.

‘So, you know, we’re not stunned as a result of I additionally skilled with them once I used to coach with the reserve group.

Lampard has shown faith in Mount and Abraham this season
Lampard has proven religion in Mount and Abraham this season (Picture: Getty)

‘It was all the time a second for me to present away some abilities, some data, and so they learnt actually quick, actually fast.

‘So once again, I’m not stunned with what I’ve seen [with Abraham].’

Drogba passed on some tips to Abraham during his playing days
Drogba handed on some tricks to Abraham throughout his taking part in days (Picture: Getty)

Despite Chelsea’s blended outcomes, Drogba has been impressed with the job Lampard has carried out to this point.

‘I believe he (Lampard) is specializing in Chelsea and it occurs that he must work on younger gamers, to present them an opportunity.

‘Being an ex-player from the club, it helps a lot because we’ve seen all these children after we had been coaching.

‘So, you recognize, you must give them an opportunity and once you do, they ship.

‘They’ve been performing. Of course, there shall be perhaps a scarcity of expertise in massive video games like Champions League however I’m not frightened.



‘I’m actually proud of the work that Frank is doing proper now. And the followers, and the individuals who know soccer, they perceive.’

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