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Chelsea youth coach Cole: Abraham can be long-term option

Chelsea youth coach Joe Cole was delighted for two-goal Tammy Abraham after victory at Norwich City.

Despite having received some criticism for his performances in previous games this season, Abraham appeared full of confidence against Norwich and Cole is predicting a bright future for the 21-year-old.

Speaking on BT Sport, Cole said: "Tammy's got all the attributes to be a Chelsea centre forward in the long run because of his pace, strength and hold up play. He just needs to keep improving because he's a young man and there's no reason why he can't become Chelsea's no 9 for many, many years.

"He keeps defenders honest. With Giroud they can maybe play a high line and Tammy can learn from Giroud."

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