Today's Top Words:
chelsea champions daily transfer liverpool january win club against premier season manchester one move you
Chelsea striker Abraham: I wanted to break number nine curse

Below is a summary of the full article. Click here for the full version or go back to Chelsea Live

Tammy Abraham says he wanted to embrace the challenge of breaking Chelsea's number nine curse.

A number of flop signings in recent years have worn the jersey, including Fernando Torres, Mateja Kezman and Alvaro Morata.

After spending last season on loan at Aston Villa, Abraham has scored ten Premier League goals and hopes to make the number nine his very own for years to come.

"We talked about the play-off final, just me giving him and Jody Morris a bit of stick, but our first proper conversation was him asking if I wanted the number nine shirt," Abraham told the club's website about his first chat with Frank Lampard.

"He told me to think about it and not to rush the decision but I had already made my mind up on the spot!

"I heard a lot of things about the cursed number nine shirt at Chelsea but I was willing to take that upon myself and change it.

It's a dream come true for me and in the next 15 years I want to create a legacy so I can sit back when I retire and know I made myself proud as Chelsea's number nine."
Click to visit Tribal | Click to return to Chelsea Live
Share Chelsea Live

Dont Buy The Sun

rss icon

Arsenal News - Chelsea News - Everton News - Liverpool FC News - Man City News - Manchester United News - Newcastle News - Spurs News - West Ham News - Celtic News - Rangers News - BeIN Sports Schedule - Internet Commentator Database - Shortwave Radio Schedules - < - Contact

©2018 Chelsea Live.

Valid XHTML 1.0 StrictDont Buy The Sun [Valid RSS]