Tammy Abraham is a man in demand in this transfer window and Aston Villa will surely be doing everything they can to keep him at the club for the remainder of the season.
The on-loan Chelsea forward has been in excellent form for Villa this season, and is the Championship’s top goalscorer alongisde Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp.
This impressive start to the season has prompted speculation that he could be recalled by Chelsea and sent back out on loan to a Premier League side.
According to The Mirror, Wolves are said to be the frontrunners to strike a deal with Chelsea to bring the striker to the their side for the rest of the season on loan.
Speaking in a press conference ahead of Villa’s FA Cup clash against Swansea City, Smith admitted that Abraham’s head had been turned admit interest from Wolves.
“It’s his choice if he wants to stay at Aston Villa or not. I’ve told him to go with his gut-feeling.”
Birmingham Mail reporter, Gregg Evans also revealed that a decision on Abraham’s future is set to be made in the next coming days, and he isn’t expected to be available for their game this weekend.
With Abraham absent from the Villa side, many supporters will feel that he could have played his last game for Dean Smith’s side, and if he does depart, then the Villa boss will need to find a replacement as quickly as possible.
They need to have this resolved as quickly as possible.
It has gone on far too long now, and Smith will need to be preparing for the worst, with Abraham likely to be heading for the exit door at Villa Park.
The Aston Villa boss will need to have a replacement lined up at the earliest of opportunities so that they can stay in the mix for a top six finish this season.