BREAKING: Tammy Abraham Completes £34Million Roma Switch From Chelsea, See Jersey Number—-The Genius Media Nigeria reports that former Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham has completed his £34million move to Roma, despite interest from boyhood club Arsenal.
This reliable platform understands that he arrived in Rome on Monday morning to conclude his move to the Italian giants and sign a five-year deal worth £3m-a-year after tax.
It is understood Chelsea have inserted an €80m (£68m) buyback clause into the deal which starts from June 2023.
Confirming the news, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: “Tammy will always be welcomed back at Stamford Bridge as one of our own. We have all enjoyed watching his progress through our Academy and into the first-team squad, and are grateful for his contribution to our successes at senior and youth level.
“His many goals in a Chelsea shirt and, of course, his part in our Champions League triumph last season will never be forgotten. I’m sure all Chelsea supporters will join me in wishing Tammy a long and successful career.”
The 23-year-old will replace Edin Dzeko as the main striker for the giallorossi after the Bosnia striker sealed a move to Inter Milan, a club also without a natural No.9 following Romelu Lukaku’s move to Stamford Bridge.
Lukaku’s return to west London effectively sealed Abraham’s future, with the Premier League side moving swiftly to get him out of the club
The England international enjoyed a terrific spell at the Blues’ leading man during the 2019/20 season under Frank Lampard.