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Official: Tammy Abraham seals €40m move to Roma from Chelsea

The England international Tammy Abraham has left Chelsea and joined the Serie A giants Roma in a deal worth €40 million, the Italian club have officially announced.

The Giallorossi have replaced the Bosnian centre-forward Edin Dzeko, who moved to Inter Milan, with the 23-year-old star, who signed a contract until June 2026 with La Lupa.

Tammy has left Chelsea after 82 competitive matches, netting 30 goals and grabbing 12 assists in the process, and Jose Mourinho’s side will pay €40 million including bonuses and a percentage of a future sale.

English club eye double transfer raid on Chelsea for out-of-favour pair

Newcastle United are allegedly considering signing Ethan Ampadu and Malang Sarr from Chelsea as they are interested in bolstering defensive options, this is according to the Daily Express.

The aforementioned players were out on loan last season and neither managed to make an impression at their respective clubs.

The Welshman’s stint with Sheffield United ended in relegation, but the star was added to his country’s European Championship camp.

Sarr spent a season playing for Porto, where the Frenchman only featured in 19 matches and was even demoted to the B side at one stage.

Lyon working on £15m deal to snap up Chelsea defender

The Ligue 1 club Lyon have started discussions with Chelsea about defender Emerson Palmieri, according to a recent report from The Guardian.

It is said that Thomas Tuchel’s side are ready to sell the player this month because of the oversized roster. In addition, he is below both Marcos Alonso and Ben Chilwell in the battle for the left wing-back position at Stamford Bridge.

The report states that Lyon have ended up switching their attention this window to the Italo-Brazilian, who could end up costing around £15m.

Emerson, who won the Euros this summer with Italy, has been with the Blues since the winter of 2018. However, the left-footer has played only 71 senior team games and struggled to force his way into the starting XI.

English central defender still faces uncertain Chelsea future

Manager Thomas Tuchel has shown faith in academy graduate Trevoh Chalobah but could still sanction the player’s transfer away from Chelsea before the market closes.

According to the Guardian, the defender might be allowed to depart on loan this month in spite of his excellent start to senior life with the west London giants.