Chelsea star Tammy Abraham has ‘taken the pressure off Frank Lampard’, says Sol Campbell


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Arsenal legend Sol Campbell has praised Tammy Abraham for taking the strain off Frank Lampard and grabbing his alternative with each arms at Chelsea.

Abraham loved a profitable mortgage spell within the Championship final time period, scoring 25 targets to assist Aston Villa safe promotion to the Premier League, and the 21-year-old has picked up the place he left off this season, besides in Chelsea colors.

The England striker has greater than repaid Lampard’s large religion with seven targets in his opening six matches within the English high flight and appears set to proceed his run within the facet at residence to Brighton this weekend.

Former Arsenal and England defender Campbell has backed Abraham’s success in entrance of aim to proceed and believes the ahead is flying the flag for younger English expertise.

‘With his history and what’s occurred, how he’s bought to Chelsea, how he practically moved to Wolves however that didn’t occur… he’s taken his probability and he’s achieved fabulously for Frank,’ Campbell instructed the Kings of the Premier League present.

‘It’s how he’s began, how he’s taken that mantle, taken the strain and brought the strain off Frank as properly.

‘You want these young players to take their chance and also given the opportunity, but then going for it. Some players get their chance and don’t take it, however he has.

‘For me, banging on the drum about English players coming in…Tammy is the leading man [over the past month].’

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Lampard has revealed that  each Andreas Christensen and Olivier Giroud needs to be accessible for Saturday’s match in opposition to Brighton.

‘[Antonio] Rudiger, out. Toni has got a recurring injury in the groin, he still has some pain,’ Lampard mentioned.

‘Andreas, needs to be okay. A little bit of ache however not a threat.

Olivier (Giroud), sure he’s over his sickness. It left him fairly weak and he has bought some energy.

‘Emerson, other side of international break with hamstring. Ruben [Loftus-Cheek], no date but he is jogging outside.’

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