Tammy Abraham reigns in Rome: 27 goals in his first season

Tammy Abraham reina en Roma: 27 goles en su primera temporada

Last summer, Roma decided to bet heavily on their attack after the departure of Dzeko and paid 40 million euros for Tammy Abraham. English was an express request of Jose Mourinhothat he knew him from his time in the Premier, and that he had landed just three months ago in the capital. The transfer price could surprise at firstsince it was a player who had not finished standing out in the elite beyond his good 2019/2020 season at Chelsea. 27 goals and nine months later, the investment has been more than profitable for the Italians.

In the absence of the Conference League final, Tammy Abraham will close her first season at Roma with 27 goals in 51 games and participating directly at a point every 127 minutes. His season has had ups and downs (5 goals in the first 18 league games) and times when fortune has not smiled on him, but he has made a very complete second round with 11 goals. He has become a key part of his team averaging 0.46 goals per game and has contributed to the Rome keep playing in Europe next season.


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The London Attacker scored a brace against Torino in the last league game to ensure the team’s place in the Europa League and finish Serie A with 17 goals. He has become the second player in history who scores the most goals in his debut season in Serie Aonly being surpassed by Rodolfo Volk. The late striker scored 21 goals for Roma himself in the 1929/1930 season.

His relationship with Mourinho and the role of the Portuguese

the season of Abraham in the wolf is impossible to understand without the figure of José Mourinho. The Portuguese coach has opted for him and has given him stripes and confidence throughout the season. The striker himself, in an interview in the athletic, he reiterated the importance of ‘Mou’ for him to arrive at Roma: “I will never forget the first thing Jose said to me. ‘Do you want to stay in England in the rain or come and enjoy the sun in Rome?’ Uncle from Italy”.

It is not easy to remove a young player with projection from the Premier and from the club in which he grew up, but Mourinho and Roma have given Tammy an excellent ecosystem to continue progressing. After his two goals against Torino, the striker reflected on his year: “I love this club. They have given me the opportunity to show my qualities, my heart is here. The season has been long, but for me it has been a positive year. I hope it will be the definitive springboard”.

Tammy Abraham reigns in Rome: 27 goals in his first season

“I am very happy for him, he has shown everyone that the English can improve in Italy. There is life outside the Premier”

Mourinho on Tammy Abraham

And it is that Abraham’s career has not been easy. He was considered one of the jewels of the Chelsea academy and, After making his debut in the blue first team, he chained three loans. Two of them went to Championship. In it city ​​of bristol scored 23 goals and in the swansea25. However, He never finished carburizing in the Premier until the arrival of Lampard. The signing ban forced the chelsea to bet on young people and it paid off. Tammy scored 18 goals in the 2019/2020 seasonbut he failed to reaffirm it in the following campaign and the arrival of Tuchel relegated him to a definitive background. Until Mourinho arrived.

Finally, and after losing the place in Chelsea, He has relaunched his career at a big club and in a big league like the Italian. Abraham closes his debut season in the calcium with 27 goalsas the third top scorer in Serie A and being an idol in the Giallorosso club.


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