Chelsea prodigy Tammy Abraham has revealed that he is not rushing into any decisions over which national team he will play for, report Goal.
Abraham is spending the 2016/17 campaign on-loan at Championship side Bristol City, and has taken to professional football like a fish to water. The 19-year-old has found the back of the net on 13 occasions in 26 appearances so far this campaign.
It would be easy for Abraham to get carried away in his meteoric rise, but he is staying well and truly grounded.
Goal report that the youngster’s father is a friend of the Nigerian football president, the figurehead of an association that Abraham is eligible to play for. He has played for England at U18, U19 and U21 level, but refused to commit his future to either country: “I just hope, wherever it is, that I am playing at the top international level, whoever that is for. It isn’t time to make decisions at the moment.”
It is a smart move for Abraham to resist making any important decisions at such a tender age, but there will no doubt be alarm bells ringing at the FA headquarters in fear of losing one of their most promising young players.