Chelsea have confirmed that Tammy Abraham has left the club and signed for AS Roma.
The English national team player had fallen into disfavor at Stamford Bridge after Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard in January.
He was linked with a move to a number of sides this summer, and 90 minutes understand that he declined the interest from Premier League clubs to seal a move to Jose Mourinho’s Roma.
Chelsea boss Marina Granovskaia said in a statement: “Tammy will always be welcomed back at Stamford Bridge as one of our own. We have all had the pleasure of seeing his progress through our academy and into the first squad and are grateful for his contribution. to our successes at senior and youth level.
“His many goals in a Chelsea shirt and of course his part in our Champions League triumph last season will never be forgotten. I am sure all Chelsea fans will join me and wish Tammy a long and successful career. “
Chelsea have installed a repurchase clause worth around £ 75 million in the deal, which will be active from 2023 onwards.
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