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Abraham admits thinking ‘don’t shoot Fikayo’ before young defenders screamer against Wolves

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has joked that he was hoping Blues defender Fikayo Tomori wouldn’t shoot just before the youngster smashed home a superb curling effort from 30 yards against Wolves.

The Blues would put in an impressive display at Molineux, running out 5-2 winners with all five of the goals coming from players who came through the clubs youth academy.

England international Abraham helped himself to a well-taken hat-trick after Tomori’s excellent opener and Mason Mount put the icing on the cake with a classy finish in injury time.

Abraham joked afterwards that Tomori has been ‘smashing windows’ while practising his shooting in training, although on a more serious note, the 21-year-old also opened up on just how much it meant to the three Chelsea youngsters to play starring roles for their boyhood club.

“I was thinking ‘don’t shoot, Fikayo, but everyone is delighted for him. In training, he’s been trying it every day and smashing windows but today it paid off – it was a great strike,” Abraham told chelseafc.com.

“We were the last people off the pitch because we were discussing how we’ve all scored in the same game for Chelsea. We’ve dreamt of that since we were little boys and we made it happen today.

“I’ve been working hard and hopefully this can be my season.

“It’s up to me to keep showing the gaffer in every game and training session that I’m hungry and I want success.

“He told me at half-time to stay on and get the hat-trick so I believed and stayed focused. I’ve just got to be ready to take every chance that comes my way with both hands. I’m working hard and I’m just delighted to see that pay off with my goals today as well as the three points.”

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