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My dream has always been to represent England, Not Nigeria – Tammy Abraham reveals

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has made it clear that his international dream has always been to represent England and not Nigeria.

Abraham who was born in the UK by Nigerian parents parents is eligible to represent the senior national team of Nigeria despite representing England at Under 18, Under 19 and Under 21 levels.

The in form striker has now made it clear that his first choice option has always been to represent England and not Nigeria.

‘For me, it’s always nice to be wanted by two nations. Clearly, it means you’re doing something well.

‘At the back of my head, I’ve always wanted to play for England. I was born and grown in England.

‘My dream was always to play for England. It doesn’t effect the fact Nigeria still wanted me, and it’s a big nation. I love both nations. My head was just screwed on with England.

‘I’m here and I’m ready to stay. I want to do the best I can. That means playing well, for club and country.

‘Just hopefully I can get many years experience under my belt for England.’

Tammy Abraham was called alongside his Chelsea teammate Fikayo Tomori, who was born in Calgary, Canada , to Nigerian parents.

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