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Aston Villa on the brink of losing Tammy Abraham due to January clause

  • Jan 02, 11:33

Drew Bartle Head Sports Editor

There are multiple views swirling around the transfer gossip columns today as to what exactly will happen with on-loan striker Tammy Abraham at Aston Villa.

Manager Dean Smith has said the player doesn’t want to leave as he is ‘happy’ but a report in the Sun says the striker wants to use a clause in his deal to move to a Premier League club in January instead.

In the Daily Mail however it’s Wolverhampton Wanderers who are seemingly the most determined to get a deal done to bring the player on loan for the rest of the season and address one of their biggest criticisms and that’s having an out and out goalscorer leading the line.

Tammy Abraham has played a full season in the Premier League, just last season with Swansea City. However, the club was relegated and Abraham managed to score just five in 31 appearances.

This time out in the Championship with Aston Villa the 21-year old has so far bagged 16 in 20 league outings, so it’s little surprise to see clubs such as Wolves, as well as Huddersfield, Crystal Palace and Burnley.

The apparent clause in his loan deal with Villa will leave Dean Smith’s side exposed, especially so with the lure of a potential offer from Wolves are flying-high in the Premier League and could yet achieve a loftier position come May – should they sign a striker with the confidence to score on a regular basis.