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AS Roma have no intentions to sell Tammy Abraham amid Man Utd interest

AS Roma have no intentions to sell star striker Tammy Abraham this summer, reports Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.

The English striker moved to Stadio Olimpico last year for £34 million after falling down the pecking order of Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho played a key role in the transfer as he wanted Abraham to be the central figure of his project.

The Portuguese manager’s trust in Abraham has paid off, with the 24-year-old making a big impact in his debut Serie A campaign.

He has netted 23 goals and four assists in all competitions for Giallorossi and ranks third in the Serie A scorers list (15 goals).

Abraham scored a stunning double in the derby win against Lazio prior to the international break, which leaves Roma in the sixth position, eight points off the Champions League spot.

Recent reports have suggested that Premier League giants Manchester United are interested in Abraham’s services and could splash the cash on him this summer.

However, Romano claims that Abraham feels happy in the Italian capital and doesn’t want to leave in the summer.

The Italian transfer expert also insisted that the £68 million buy-back clause inserted by Chelsea would be activated only at the end of the next season.

It comes as a huge setback for the Red Devils, and they may have to turn their attention elsewhere.

United are considering a move for Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, but the Uruguayan wants the Red Devils to secure Champions League qualification this season.

As far as Abraham is concerned, the former Blues striker wants to make sure Giallorossi at least qualify for Europa League, with the top-four hopes out of their reach.

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