Chelsea striker on loan at Swansea, Tammy Abraham, has denied reports he is set to switch international allegiance to Nigeria in a bid to feature in next year’s World Cup.

According to British media reports, the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, have been keen on recruiting London-born Abraham, who remains eligible for the African nation through his parents.

“I have informed the FA that I remain available for selection for England,” Abraham said in a statement. “Contrary to reports in the media I would like to clarify that I have not agreed to switch my national team allegiance.

“I can confirm I met the president of the NFF after our last game against Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday given he is a friend of my father.”

Author: Yemi Olarinre