Tammy Abraham has agreed on personal terms with Arsenal over a move this summer. According to Il Messaggero as reported by the Irish Mirror, the Chelsea striker is holding out for a move to the London club.
According to a report from Gazzetta Dello Sport, Mikel Arteta has called Tammy in order to convince him to move to Arsenal.
The news comes after Chelsea has agreed on a deal with AS Roma for the 23-year-old centre-forward. It’s thought to be a loan deal with an obligation to sign him in a move worth €40m (£34.5m).
But, the Gunners face an uphill task to sign the English man after the latest reports stated that Arsenal needs to sell one striker before they can sign Tammy Abraham.
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Alexandre Lacazette is the most likely to leave with the French striker having just one year left on his current contract. Signing Tammy Abraham would be a great move for Arsenal amid the news that he has agreed on personal terms.
Being an English man, he would boost the club’s homegrown contingent. Joe Willock is on his way to Newcastle United as the team loses it is first British player. Meanwhile, the likes of Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Reiss Nelson, and Eddie Nketiah have been linked with exits.
It significantly reduces the British contingent which will need replacing, and in Tammy Abraham, they have a perfect opportunity to sign one.
Tammy Abraham is a top-quality striker, his performances have been superb, both on loan and during his two full seasons with Chelsea.
Last campaign, he finished with 12 goals across all competitions, a tally that made him the west Londoners’ top scorer. However, despite his achievements he only featured five times in the second half of the season.