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Abraham wants improved FIFA 20 stats after recent Chelsea form

03:05 BST 16/09/2019
Tammy Abraham Chelsea 2019-20
The Blues striker feels he's much faster than EA Sports have given him credit for

Chelsea star Tammy Abraham has joined a growing list of players demanding improved player stats on FIFA 20. 

The 21-year-old has been in fine form this season for Frank Lampard's side, scoring a hat-trick on the weekend against Wolves to take his tally to seven goals from just five games.

Despite that strong start however, Abraham's player rating for FIFA 20 hasn't left him all that impressed with his 74 pace something he's particularly keen to see upgraded.

While his overall rating has improved from the 74 he was handed when FIFA 19 was released, Abraham's pace has been handed a significant downgrade having been rated at 82 just 12 months ago. 

Abraham's call for changes to his FIFA 20 card comes in the wake of Jadon Sancho questioning his 'harsh' passing stats and Leicester City posting a video to prove Wes Morgan has far more pace than his rating would suggest. 

Though keen for his videogame self to be handed an upgrade, Abraham faces a potentially big choice in real life having not ruled out switching his allegiances to Nigeria should they come calling first.

Blues boss Lampard has also stressed he won't be letting Abraham rest on his laurels after a bright start to the season. 

"I felt that knowing his abilities and watching him in the Championship have two great seasons and in the Premier League, I felt it was more than time for him to have his opportunity," Lampard said of Abraham.

"He needed to show it in pre-season and at the start of the season, hence he started at Manchester United.

"I have competition up there. I definitely don't want to down-talk Giroud and Batshuayi because we need them as well and Batshuayi looked sharp when he came on and Oli always gives something of a high level, so it was up to Tammy to show it.

"I've got confidence in him and I'm prepared to give him chances, but even more now I'll be tougher on him because he's shown what he can do. So the moment he wants to come off that and think that goals will just drop at his feet will be a moment when maybe he will be rested, so it's important he makes sure he stays on his game."