Tammy Abraham has not asked to made the highest earner at Chelsea.
This season the Blues have moved to tie down a number of their academy stars to new contracts, with Reece James, Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Billy Gilmour all committing their futures to the club.
As has fellow wonderkid Callum Hudson-Odoi.
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The teenager was heavily linked with a move to Bayern Munich last January as well as in the summer transfer window, but agreed a new contract at Stamford Bridge last September which was worth an estimated £180,000-a-week.
And the it’s been reported that Abraham is holding out for a similar deal.
Earlier in the month, the Daily Mirror claimed the England international had rejected the club’s offer of a new contract as he wants parity with the aforementioned players.
However, that’s not the case.
The Telegraph stated that Abraham is not demanding and £180,000-a-week salary and nor has he requested to be the club’s highest earner.
This report was uploaded to Instagram by a Chelsea supporter and eventually caught the attention of Abraham who took time out of his busy schedule to issue a response.
A simple four-word message on the social media platform read: “Finally some real news.”
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