English Premiership

Carvalhal: Abraham must win his place back

2018-02-06 18:03
Tammy Abraham (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal has explained that striker Tammy Abraham is well aware of what he needs to improve upon in order to earn his place in the starting XI.

Abraham went on loan to the Swans at the start of the season and made an immediate impact by scoring four goals in his first eight games. However, a loss of form and injury problems has resulted in him losing his place to Jordan Ayew.

Carvalhal believes the 20-year-old has room for improvement in his game and is set to give him a starting berth in the FA Cup fourth-round replay against Notts County on Tuesday night.

“I have spoken with him and he knows exactly what he must do to be part of the team and to be a more complete player,” said Carvalhal, according to Wales Online.

“He has a challenge in hand, he will have an opportunity in this game to show he is progressing in the main points I have talked with him and I am curious to see the reaction.

“After the game we will try to correct him and try to progress him, try to bring him to do the things we request. If he does what we want he will be a better player so let’s see what happens. We believe we can progress him as a player.

“He is a player we have expectations of, but he has things he must do better. He is not a complete player. He has targets and he can help us.”


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Sunday, 23 September 2018
West Ham United v Chelsea, London Stadium 14:30
Arsenal v Everton, Emirates Stadium 17:00
Saturday, 29 September 2018
West Ham United v Manchester United, London Stadium 13:30
Arsenal v Watford, Emirates Stadium 16:00
Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion, Etihad Stadium 16:00
Everton v Fulham, Goodison Park 16:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton, Molineux Stadium 16:00
Newcastle United v Leicester City, St. James' Park 16:00
Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur, The John Smith's Stadium 16:00
Chelsea v Liverpool, Stamford Bridge 18:30
Sunday, 30 September 2018
Cardiff City v Burnley, Cardiff City Stadium 17:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2018/19 season?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.