Tammy Abraham hopes youngsters will look up to him next season

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It was a very positive season for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, as the 22-year-old striker moved from youngster status, to holding the club’s first choice striker role.

After a season where he bagged 19 goals in all competitions, with four assists, the 22-year-old can hold his head high, especially for his performance in the first half of the season.

Abraham’s early season form earned him a call up to the England national team, and he has looked back at the call-up as one of the most stunning moments his career.

Abraham was in awe of training with top England stars who were his heroes and hopes to have youngsters look up to him in the near future.

“Something in my body was saying that it was going to happen,” Abraham recalls when reflecting back on his first senior call-up.

“The feeling of getting called up for England is massive because it means that you’re doing the right things and everyone knows what you’re doing.

“It hit me on my first call-up. After growing up watching the likes of Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy, Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson, actually being on the same pitch as them and training with them day-in, day-out was a mad feeling for me.

“Times like that you never forget and maybe the younger generation will feel like that looking up to me one day as well.”

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