Tammy Abraham has enjoyed a terrific debut season as Chelsea ’s main man in attack.
Since returning from three consecutive loan stints at Bristol City, Swansea and Aston Villa, the 22-year-old has become a key member of Frank Lampard ’s Blues side, netting 15 goals in 34 appearances this season.
Lampard has preferred Abraham as the focal point of his attack to Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi, who have found first-team opportunities few and far between when the academy graduate has been available.
And the England international’s impressive start to life as a starting regular at Stamford Bridge has seen him pick up two gongs at the London Football Awards.
Abraham has been a key member of Frank Lampard’s Blues side since returning from three consecutive loan spells
Abraham was named Premier League Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year during Thursday night’s ceremony, beating Gary Cahill, Son Heung-min, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and team-mate Jorginho to the main prize.
He also came out on top over Bryan Mbeumo, Gabriel Martinelli and two other team-mates in Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori to collect the juvenile honour.
And he was crowned Premier League Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year at Thursday’s London Football Awards
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Mount, Tomori and Abraham all benefitted from Chelsea’s transfer embargo in the summer, with Lampard’s inability to strengthen his squad meaning he instead turned to three of the club’s returning loanees.
And Blues chairman Bruce Buck has joked that all clubs should consider earning themselves a transfer ban amid the promising form of their youngsters.
Buck joked that he recommends a transfer ban amid Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori and Abraham’s progress this season
“The nominees show a transfer ban is a very good thing,” he quipped.
“In fact, I…