Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham says he can score goals for Champions League qualification | Football News

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Last Updated: 02/02/20 11:42pm

Tammy Abraham is happy to lead the line at Chelsea but would have loved to see Edinson Cavani come to Stamford bridge

Tammy Abraham has told boss Frank Lampard he can rely on him to help fire in the goals to get Chelsea into the Champions League.

The 15-goal forward remains the club’s main striker after Lampard’s January frustrations.

Chelsea had their transfer ban lifted in December but failed to make a single signing last month, despite being linked with Edinson Cavani and Timo Werner.

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Olivier Giroud failed to make the bench for Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Leicester with Michy Batshuayi, Chelsea’s other senior striker, an unused substitute.

Abraham is Lampard’s first-choice forward and the England international insisted he can be the one to ease the manager’s striker worries.

“Playing for a club like Chelsea there is always going to be pressure,” he said.

“For me it is about being in the right place at the right time and believing in…