Flat-track bully? Abraham had Alderweireld, Mourinho stumped

One of the most infuriating aspects of British sport in general, but English football in particular, is the desire to put a caveat on the performances of a young player, no matter how nonsensical or short-sighted that pub talk is. Take Harry Kane being a one-season wonder after his third or fourth 20-goal campaign, or the classic proviso currently being aimed at Tammy Abraham: ‘but can he do it against the best?’ Read more

Rio pinpoints one thing Man Utd’s Rashford can learn from Abraham

Rio Ferdinand thinks Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham could teach Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford a thing or two about “positioning”.

Rashford has bagged 10 goals and provided four assists in the Premier League this term, while Abraham has similar statistics with 11 goals scored and three assists. Read more

Rashford among top ten young goalscorers in Europe

We’re talking players 23 and under. We’re talking league goals. We’re talking the top ten leagues in Europe.


10) Artem Biesiedin (Dynamo Kiev)
Age: 23
Goals: 8

Or Besyedin. Or Besedin. We shall just call him Artem. Nobody seems to rate him in Ukraine and yet he has scored eight goals in just 803 minutes in the Premier Liga so far f***s to him. Though not scoring any goals at all in the Europa League probably tells its own story. Read more

Chelsea captain makes bold claim about ‘amazing’ Abraham

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpiliceuta has backed Tammy Abraham to finish his breakthrough season with the Premier League’s golden boot.

Abraham scored his 11th League goal of the season against Aston Villa on his return from injury on Wednesday night, putting him three behind top scorer Jamie Vardy in the goalscoring charts. Read more