Former Chelsea striker Tammy Abrahams real name is actually Kevin

"Oh Tammy Tammy, Tammy Tammy Tammy Tammy Abraham" used to sing the Chelsea fans – and they were wrong.

Well, sort of. Their former striker may be known by that first name, but Abraham is actually called Kevin. 'Tammy' comes from the 24-year-old's middle name Tamaraebi, which is one of five in total.

His full name reads Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham, which has its origin from his Nigerian heritage. Before he committed to England, it looked like Abraham could choose to represent his dad's country of birth instead due to the family's close ties to Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick.

It was even claimed he had switched his allegiance, but Abraham swiftly issued a statement to confirm his availability for Gareth Southgate. And he was then called up for the first time in November 2017.

Tammy's, or Kevin's, younger brother Timmy has also undergone the same treatment with his name. Jason Timiebi Ogheneobrucheme Bakumo-Abraham plays for League Two side Newport County, also as a striker.

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Chelsea supporters could soon be singing their chant for Abraham again, as they included a buy-back clause in the deal which saw him move to Roma last summer. However, that doesn't become active until next year.

And in the meantime the Serie A side are desperate to keep hold of him. He has scored 23 goals in all competitions under Jose Mourinho's tutelage this season.

So the Daily Mail report they are valuing him at £100million once the transfer window re-opens. He was signed for £34m last summer, while Chelsea's clause is said to be worth €80m (£67m).

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