One of the top football journalists has advised Chelsea outcast under Thomas Tuchel to read between the lines if he’s dropped against Manchester City. Tammy Abraham has played fewer minutes than every Premier League striker bar 2.
“Tammy, when he’s been fit, has started all the other FA Cup games when he’s been fit,” Matt Law said during his London is Blue podcast on Thursday.
“If he doesn’t start that FA Cup game on Saturday he may as well leave because that would be the biggest message for me that there’s no realistic way back for him under Tuchel.”
Law is a credible football journalist in the UK the Telegraph. Meanwhile, Tammy Abraham has struggled to establish himself under Thomas Tuchel, although the Englishman has also been battling with fitness problems.
The 23-year-old striker has managed only 123 minutes of football under Tuchel. Only two strikers in the league – Aston Villa’s Keinan Davis and Arsenal’s Eddie Nketiah have played lesser minutes for their managers since Tuchel joined Chelsea, Matt Law recollects.
Despite falling out of favor, Tammy still bagged more league goals (6) than Timo Werner (5). In all competitions, he is the Chelsea player with the most goals for the club this season on 12 goals upon his battle with injuries.