"Tammy Abraham can be one of best in world": Roma skipper Lorenzo Pellegrini

Tammy Abraham with Lorenzo Pellegrini
Tammy Abraham with Lorenzo Pellegrini (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tammy Abraham may have missed out on England’s World Cup squad, but Roma captain Lorenzo Pellegrini has backed the 25-year-old to become one of the best strikers in the world in the years to come.

Speaking exclusively in FourFourTwo’s new issue, available in the shops on December 8, Pellegrini was fulsome in his praise for Abraham, who has netted 31 goals for Roma since moving to Serie A last summer.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.