Roma striker Tammy Abraham has told journalist Ojora Babatunde he refuses to rule out a return to Chelsea right now.

The Blues reportedly have the option to exercise the £72m buyback clause they inserted into his contract when they sold him to the Serie A club just over 12 months ago.

Abraham has really found his feet in Italy, proving just how good he can be in Roma’s run to winning the inaugural Conference League last season.

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This has also seen him return to the England setup, although he has felt the same struggles that the likes of Ivan Toney have when in the hunt for minutes.

The Blues are currently utilising the short-term option of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang up front. This could lead to them wanting to make a signing with an eye to the future.

Abraham considers Chelsea return

Abraham would be an easy deal to make, with him of course knowing a lot about the club due to spending years in the setup.

When asked, the striker couldn’t rule out a potential return, despite acknowledging his love for his current club.

He said: “My focus now is on doing exactly what I did here last season. I am happy here, the team is good, the coach too, as well as the city and the fans. I am happy, but you never know the future. Only God knows.”

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In his breakthrough season at the club, Abraham proved he can certainly be a useful striker for a top Premier League club.

However, under Thomas Tuchel he struggled to prove himself, as the German struggled to find a regular goalscorer.

Reports have claimed that the Blues are close to signing Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig. With him occupying a similar role to Abraham, it might be unlikely that the deal comes to fruition anytime soon.

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