Jack Grealish Has The Perfect Response To Tammy Abraham Staying
Tammy Abraham's decision to stay at Aston Villa for the rest of the season, rather than end his loan spell from Chelsea, has certainly gone down well with teammate Jack Grealish.
Not many players turn down the chance to move to a 'safe' Premier League club in order to stay at a Championship club battling for promotion but that's what Tammy Abraham has done.
Abraham has a big reputation as an up and coming striker that was largely built for his season on loan with Bristol City. In 2016/17 he bagged 23 league goals in the Championship for the Robins.
That brilliant season earned him another loan move the season after to Premier League Swansea City but the Welsh side struggled and were relegated, with the 21 year old managing just five goals.
This season Abraham has been back in the Championship with Aston Villa and has knocked in 16 goals to lead the leagues top scorers charts. That form led to Wolves being interested in signing him on a permanent deal.
The player has decided to turn them down and continue with Villa's push to get back into England's top tier and that decision has clearly pleases teammate Jack Grealish:
Interestingly back in the summer it was Grealish who looked certain to leave Villa Park. The club were having financial difficulties and Spurs wanted to sign him.
Daniel Levy was trying to wait as late as possible to get Grealish for a cheaper price but the Championship side were bought out and the new owners didn't need to sell and the 23 year old stayed.
Now it looks like the pair will be able to help earn promotion back into the top tier.
The BBC report that Wolves could try again later in the window for the Chelsea forward and that his parent club retain the option to recall him from loan to complete the move.
One current sticking point is that FIFA are yet to decide whether a reserve game Abraham played for Chelsea earlier in the season counts as an official game.
Players can only play for two teams in a season and there is precedent that reserve games count as official matches, even if the Community Shield doesn't.
For now Abraham remains the Wolf of Villa Park.