Aston Villa reportedly have first refusal over a deal to sign Tammy Abraham on a permanent basis, if they are promoted to the Premier League.

According to a report from the Northern Echo, as cited on Inside Futbol, Dean Smith’s side could be given the opportunity to bring the striker in on a permanent basis.

Any potential deal for Abraham will depend on whether or not Villa beat Derby in Monday’s play-off final and if Chelsea will even consider a summer sale.

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With Gonzalo Higuain looking set to leave Chelsea, it is being suggested that there could finally be an opening for Abraham at Stamford Bridge.

The latter has been a crucial part of Villa’s promotion bid and his goals have helped Smith’s side reach the Wembley final.

Newcastle United are also said to be interested in bringing him in and could make an approach if Derby are the ones to be promoted on Monday.


Pros and cons of a potential move to sign Abraham