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'The qualities Tammy can bring to the team are never lost on me': Chelsea boss Frank Lampard hails striker Abraham for responding to the club's new attacking arrivals after scoring in Champions League win over Rennes Tammy Abraham was on the scoresheet as Chelsea beat Rennes 3-0 in Europe  The England striker has had to compete with new attacking stars this season  Chelsea spent £220m this summer including on forward Timo Werner  Manager Frank Lampard praised Abraham for working hard for his place  He said he was 'very happy' with the 23-year-old and hailed his recent form 

By Nick Purewal, Press Association Sport

Published: 11:56 GMT, 5 November 2020 | Updated: 11:56 GMT, 5 November 2020

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Frank Lampard has hailed Tammy Abraham's reaction to Chelsea's influx of new recruits.

Abraham fired his first goal in eight matches as the Blues swept past 10-man Rennes 3-0 in Wednesday's Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have shelled out £220million this summer to overhaul boss Lampard's squad, with Germany international Timo Werner bolstering the forward line.

Tammy Abraham was on the scoresheet as Chelsea beat Rennes 3-0 in the Champions League

Tammy Abraham was on the scoresheet as Chelsea beat Rennes 3-0 in the Champions League

His manager Frank Lampard praised him for working hard amid fierce competition for places

His manager Frank Lampard praised him for working hard amid fierce competition for places 

Werner's two penalties took his Chelsea tally to seven goals in 11 matches since his £53million transfer from RB Leipzig as Lampard's men sealed a second Group E victory in three matches.

Werner's arrival has obviously stiffened the competition for Abraham, but Lampard has revealed his delight at the 23-year-old England striker's response.

'I'm very happy, I've had numerous conversations with

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