Ian Wright rates Chelsea’s transfer deal for Hakim Ziyech and sends message to Tammy Abraham

Ian Wright has rated Chelsea’s transfer deal for Ajax ace Hakim Ziyech (Picture: BBC)

Ian Wright has praised Chelsea’s ‘brilliant’ transfer deal for Hakim Ziyech and says Tammy Abraham is set to benefit from the arrival of the Ajax playmaker.

It was confirmed on Thursday that Chelsea had agreed a £36.6million deal to sign Morocco international Ziyech from Ajax in the summer.

The 26-year-old starred in Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-finals last season and Arsenal legend Wright says he will be a ‘fantastic’ addition for Chelsea.

‘The thing with Ziyech is that he’s one of those creative players and when you watch Chelsea, especially at home, I think they were expecting a bit more for their creative players,’ Wright told Premier League Productions.

‘And then because of what Eden Hazard did for them, they had one particular player who in that role could make something happen.

‘I think it’s a brilliant signing. If he can hit anywhere near the form [he’s shown for Ajax] it’s a fantastic signing.’

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