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Frank Lampard hails Tammy Abraham's 'will to win' after impressive display against Aston Villa as manager reveals Ruben Loftus-Cheek is 'no closer' to return from heel injury Tammy Abraham scored and provided assist in 2-1 victory over Aston Villa  He has been on superb form for Chelsea and Frank Lampard was full of praise  Manager said: 'He's a personality that's growing in our dressing room every day' Lampard also revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek is still struggling with a heel issue

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Published: 23:43 GMT, 4 December 2019 | Updated: 23:43 GMT, 4 December 2019

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Frank Lampard hailed match-winning striker Tammy Abraham for shouldering an increasingly influential role at Chelsea.

England hitman Abraham headed his 11th Premier League goal of the season then laid on Mason Mount's winner as Chelsea saw off Aston Villa 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Abraham hit 26 goals in 40 matches on loan at Villa last term and had the travelling fans singing his name at the final whistle in west London.

Tammy Abraham headed past Tom Heaton to open the scoring at Stamford Bridge

Tammy Abraham headed past Tom Heaton to open the scoring at Stamford Bridge

The England international has been on superb form for the Blues this season

The England international has been on superb form for the Blues this season

The 22-year-old now boasts a direct hand in a goal in all his 14 league games this term, leaving Lampard purring on his burgeoning Blues career.

'He's a personality that's growing in our dressing room every day with his enthusiasm and his will to win,' said Lampard.

'Tammy is a striker that's near the top of the goalscoring charts in the league, he's showing his all-round game, stretches defences, and he starts our press.

'And of course if a player's on such a good run it's normal that if they go out of the team that you can miss them, and today he came straight back in as he left off.'

Abraham shook off a hip problem to return to

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