Their interest was made public early last year but now Nigeria appear to have intensified their attempts to convince talented striker Tammy Abraham into switching allegiances to represent the Super Eagles at senior level.
After netting 23 goals in the Championship for an underperforming Bristol City last season, Tammy Abraham has his sights set on replicating success in-front of goal for Swansea in the top flight.
The talented forward, 18, has joined the Championship side hoping for regular minutes in a competitive environment after flourishing at various youth levels with Chelsea last season.
The immediate futures of two highly-rated English prospects has been finalised, with Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson venturing abroad in search of regular first-team opportunities while Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham has dropped to the league which helped him flourish two years ago…
A sublime free-kick strike from Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson, currently on-loan at Hoffenheim, was the standout strike as England under-21s extended their unbeaten run to 35 qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Scotland yesterday.
Midway through January the transfer window is in full swing. Many foreign players will be moving to English clubs over the next fortnight, uprooted to address their new club’s needs. Meanwhile there’s an issue closer to home that remains unrectified.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek impressed on his senior England debut and earned the Man of the Match award after an excellent midfield display against the World Champions at Wembley. England were encouraging and earned a credible goalless draw against Joachim Löw’s side, who were dangerous in parts but ultimately couldn’t turn their dominance into goals.
With reports claiming he’ll sign a new £50k-a-week deal to extend his contract at Leicester City, questions have been asked about 21-year-old winger Demarai Gray. Is he really good enough for the Foxes to rely upon this term and beyond?
Arsenal’s talented teenage forward Stephy Mavididi has completed a season-long loan deal to join Championship side Preston North End for the 2017/18 campaign.
2016 has been a memorable year for Arsenal’s youth teams. Plenty of youngsters have developed significantly over the past twelve months and in this article, i highlight who the best performers have been on a consistent basis this year.