Darren Bent has told Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham to leave the club on loan this summer.
The 21-year-old scored 26 goals in the Championship this season, helping Villa reach the play-off final, where they clinched promotion against Derby at Wembley.
But despite the many reports in the media which have all suggested that he will be heading back to lead the attack next season, as we are unable to sign any players because of their current transfer ban, Bent has urged the striker to lave the club.
“I don’t know if Tammy Abraham should be in this England team now, but I don’t think he’s too far away,” Bent told talkSPORT.
“I’ve seen him a lot this season and I’m a big fan of his. I think he offers something different.
“If you look at the strikers England have got at the moment in this squad – Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Callum Wilson, I don’t think he’s too far off that.
“I think he holds it up better than Rashford does, Kane is obviously the best at that and Wilson is a big strong physical presence.
“But I feel if he goes back to Aston Villa next season and spends another year on loan in the Premier League and plays week-in week-out, then I think he’s got a great chance.”
Meanwhile, Antoine Griezmann has told French TV show Telematin that he knows which he club he wants to join.
We have been in the chase to sign the Frenchman, despite the transfer ban, as they seek an immediate replacement for the now departed Eden Hazard, who signed for Real Madrid last week.
But sources have suggested that it is Barcelona who lead the chase for the Frenchman, but no decision on whether to trigger the clause this year has been made, meaning that he is still on the market for us to sign
Now the World Cup winner said he would reveal where he was going soon, as he has already decided where he will be playing his football next season.
“I know where I want to go and the sacrifices I will have to make,” he said on the ESPN website
“I just ask for a bit of patience, and soon I will be delighted to say.”
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