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Tuchel talks ‘worried’ and ‘angry’ Abraham’s Chelsea future

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Thomas Tuchel admits to Tammy Abraham’s unrest over lack of game time saying the player is “worried” and “angry” at his situation at Chelsea.

Abraham has dropped down the squad pecking order ever since Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard in the Chelsea dugout, missing important games such as the Champions League clashes against Atletico Madrid and Porto.

This has led to speculations that he is considering an exit from the club so as to make his case stronger for getting into Gareth Southgate’s squad for this summer’s European Championship.

Leicester City and West Ham are among those reportedly interested in signing the striker who has 12 goals from 30 matches across all competitions so far this season.

“Everybody is concerned when they’re not in the squad but it’s never an easy decision for me to take,” Tuchel told, via Football London.

“I have a lot of sympathy for him and I can understand that he is worried and sad and maybe angry with me when I make these decisions.

“Sometimes we spend almost an hour talking after the last training which decisions to take and which players we have to leave at home because it’s thin margins which decide.

“Tammy has had this decision now a few times against him which is never personal but this is life at Chelsea sometimes as a player. 

“I hope that he does not get lost in too many thoughts because he knows not to be too concerned about his situation.

“Everything he can do is stay focused and stay with belief because the situation for a striker can change in minutes. 

“We have an important training coming up and my decisions are not made yet.”