Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham hopes mortgage path results in World Cup


Tammy Abraham hopes to pressure his method into England’s World Cup squad after happening the identical loan-player path as Harry Kane.

Abraham has had an up-and-down marketing campaign at Swansea since making his season-long mortgage swap from Chelsea.

The 20-year-old scored 5 objectives by mid-October and that spectacular kind earned him his first England caps towards Germany and Brazil the next month.

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Abraham then went 14 video games and not using a purpose earlier than scoring twice in Swansea’s document Eight-1 FA Cup win towards Notts County on Tuesday evening – however he revealed England supervisor Gareth Southgate supplied him phrases of recommendation again in November.

“After the two games he just said it is going to be tough at Swansea, because of the (league) position you are in,” Abraham mentioned.

“He mentioned simply go there and work as laborious as you possibly can.

“Just believe in yourself and hopefully get the team out of the mess.”

Abraham scored 26 objectives at Sky Guess Championship membership Bristol City final season earlier than going out on mortgage once more at Swansea.

It’s a related path to the one taken by England star Kane, who had mortgage spells at Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich and Leicester earlier than flourishing at Tottenham and changing into one of many world’s finest strikers.

“He is a player I have always looked up to and he is one of the greatest strikers,” mentioned Abraham, who’s hoping for one more England call-up for the friendlies with Holland and Italy subsequent month.

“So I clearly observe his previous and what he has been by.

“It provides me confidence as properly that there’s a mild on the finish of each tunnel, so it encourages me to maintain pushing and take a look at my finest.

“I would obviously love to go to the World Cup. I have to keep proving myself and that’s what I am willing to do.”

Swansea’s greatest win in 104 years of FA Cup football maintained the feel-good issue on the Liberty Stadium since Carlos Carvalhal’s appointment on the finish of December.

The Swans have misplaced solely as soon as in 10 video games below Carvalhal and have climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone, in addition to progressing into the final 16 of the FA Cup.

Swansea play Burnley subsequent at residence on Saturday, a recreation through which on-loan Leicester midfielder Andy King is predicted to make his debut.

“The momentum is the big thing,” Wales worldwide King mentioned.

“We had that after we’ve stayed up at Leicester, you simply put a great run of video games collectively and it has a snowball impact.

“I see that right here, you have simply obtained to remain collectively as a crew, as a squad, and as a metropolis.

“I think that’s going to be big going into the run-in. We’ve got some winnable games at home, and if we can get that right then we’re nearly there.”

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