Mount, Abraham sink Villa as Chelsea return to form

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"Tammy, at the moment, is a striker who is near the top of the goalscoring charts in the league, he's showing his all-round game, which stretches defences, starts our press, and is a personality that is growing in our dressing room every day with his enthusiasm and his will to win", he said. "I thought they had three Kantes at one stage!"

"In terms of the team I saw, it was the team I want to see".

"Chelsea's home defeat by West Ham on Saturday was a very unusual result when you consider how both teams had been playing, but I think it was just a blip", he told.

Speaking to BBC Sport after the victory, Mount said: "We knew the performance against West Ham wasn't good enough, we knew we had to win more matches at home and be dominant". We come out with the same energy wherever we play.

Lampard will have significant funds to spend following their lack of activity and sales of several stars including Eden Hazard and David Luiz, and will launch a move for the 23-year-old as he looks to strengthen at left-back.

"I'm happy but I want more", he said.

Chelsea'sMason Mount (2nd-right) scores his team's second goal against Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge in London.

Abraham's return from the hip injury that ruled him out of the West Ham game made Chelsea a far more incisive unit and the youngster broke the deadlock in the 24th minute.

Despite nearly losing his footing, the Egypt midfielder got his head to the ball, diverting it onto his foot and past Kepa Arrizabalaga at the near post.

Aston Villa could come face to face with one of the heroes of last season's promotion campaign tonight, if Tammy Abraham is fit to lead Chelsea's line at Stamford Bridge.

Abraham, on his return from injury, scored a goal and registered a clever assist to set-up Mount to net the victor.



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