Owen Hargreaves believes Tammy Abraham will lose his spot in the starting line-up when Christian Pulisic returns from injury.
Frank Lampard is spoilt for choice for the attacking roles, with so many high profile players at his disposal.
For the last few games, Abraham seems to cement his spot in the striking role, with Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech playing on the left and right flanks, respectively.
Former Manchester United midfielder Hargreaves, however, Werner is way too important for the team that once Pulisic returns, Lampard will likely drop Abraham.
“Undroppable? Timo Werner is undroppable,” Hargreaves told Premier League Productions after Chelsea’s win at St James’ Park (via the Metro).
“But I think he [Abraham] is making himself a really good squad player.
“I think he got 15 [goals] last season. I don’t think he gets enough credit for his overall game.
“I love the fact of his size, technically I think he’s better than people give him credit for.”
However, Hargreaves thinks the England international will have to make way for Pulisic once the winger is fit to play.
“He is getting goals but I think when Frank gets his best team nailed down it’ll be Ziyech on one side, Pulisic on the other, and then Werner through the middle [with] Havertz and Mount [behind],” he explained.
“I think that’s going to be his best team. But Tammy is going to be really important as a squad player.”