Chelsea youngster Armando Broja has shared that he’s getting help from senior player Tammy Abraham “all the time”.
Broja, who recently signed a new long-term contract, is a 19-year-old striker from the Blues academy.
The teenager impressed out on loan at Vitesse Arnhem last season, but is with Thomas Tuchel’s group during pre-season over the summer.
It’s going to be interesting to see if he can force his way into the senior squad.
Broja has explained that he’s been getting plenty of help from Abraham, who’s ironically being linked with a Stamford Bridge exit while the youngster tries to force his way into Tuchel’s plans.
“Tammy went through the academy so he understands what I’m going through as well, because he’s already done everything that I’m doing,” Broja said.
“He gives me advice all the time and tells me what’s good, what’s bad, how I can learn, how I can do better. Tammy’s a really good guy, a nice role model. He tries to help me out as much as possible and I try to learn from him and the other players.”
Abraham, 23, is a centre-forward that went from Chelsea academy star to the first team, with loan spells playing a massive role in his development.
However, The Sun reports Arsenal could end up signing him this summer on loan from Chelsea with an obligation to buy for £40million.
It’s a shame that Broja and Abraham, both talents from the academy, won’t be battling each other next year for Chelsea’s main striker position by the looks of it.
However, the likes of Reece James and Mason Mount prove there is a genuine platform for young players like Broja to breakthrough.
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