CHELSEA have their very personal model of Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino in Tammy Abraham, in line with Gary Neville.
Sky Sports activities pundit Neville stated he believes Abraham may mirror Firmino by changing into a vital a part of Chelsea’s aspect however nonetheless copping loads of flak if he fails to bag loads of targets.
Tammy Abraham netted a double towards West HamCredit score: Alamy Reside Information
Abraham could possibly be Chelsea’s reply to Liverpool striker Roberto FirminoCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
The England forward slammed home a quick fire brace for the Blues against West Ham on Monday evening to take his league tally for the season as much as 5 targets in 13 video games.
The three-0 win at Stamford Bridge secured a vital three factors for boss Frank Lampard and took his aspect into fifth place within the Premier League.
Talking on Sky’s Monday Evening Soccer, Neville stated: “He’s bought to get 12-15 targets.
“He’s not going to 25 targets, however the stress will come on him when folks say ‘Chelsea want a goalscorer’.
“I do know they’ve bought Werner who will rating from vast areas, however when the centre-forward isn’t scoring 15 targets, 20 targets a season, he’ll come beneath stress.
“He’s bought to get these targets early within the season. I believe there’s a large reduction there on his face when doing that interview.
“I imply he could possibly be the Firmino. You see Firmino at Liverpool who does typically get questioned just a little bit for not getting sufficient targets.
“However I don’t assume from anybody who is aware of soccer questions him and what he brings then the opposite two get extra plaudits and rating targets.
“However he does numerous work for the staff that clearly helps that.”
Neville reiterated how he’s nervous the stress may construct on Abraham – particularly if he goes by a barren spell.
He added: “I simply assume at Chelsea he’ll get put beneath stress – a younger striker, English centre-forward.
“He simply must preserve scoring targets simply to maintain folks away from him and ensure these clouds don’t construct.”
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