West Ham and Leicester are both chasing Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham according to a report from the Evening Standard.

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The Hammers have two very big advantages over the Foxes, however.

David Moyes is clearly desperate to bolster his centre-forward ranks at the London Stadium this summer.

The same can be said of Brendan Rodgers at the King Power Stadium.

Both clubs are allegedly chasing Chelsea ace Tammy Abraham.

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The 23-year-old clearly needs to leave Stamford Bridge. He has no future with Thomas Tuchel at the helm.

West Ham hold advantage over Leicester in Tammy Abraham race

We think the Hammers are far better placed to sign Tammy than the Foxes are.

Firstly, Declan Rice is very good friends with the 23-year-old Blues hitman according to well-informed West Ham insider ExWHUemployee.

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That will surely have a huge bearing on where Abraham moves to this summer. There is nothing like a familiar face when undertaking a new role in any job. And football is no different.

Secondly, Tammy will have far more chances of regular first-team football at West Ham than he would at Leicester.

The Foxes have Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ayoze Perez as central striking options. Abraham would have to compete with all of those for a starting spot.

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Meanwhile, at West Ham, the 23-year-old would face competition only from Michail Antonio.

All signs point to Tammy moving to East London.

There is one big problem, however – Chelsea’s valuation of the striker. Let’s just hope that the Hammers owners put their money where their mouths are this summer. Signing Abraham would be a big statement. And beating Leicester to his signature would make it all the sweeter.

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