Former England player Rio Ferdinand has complimented Tammy Abraham, revealing that, he sees parts of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba in the youngster’s game.

The former England defender paid the Blues forward a huge compliment, as he likened his play to an ex-Stamford Bridge superstar

To make the compliment more appealing, the Ferdinand sated that he believes the young striker’s career is progressing nicely.

On his feat against Lille in the Champions League on Tuesday, the Blues forward scored the opening goal in Chelsea’s 2-1 win taking his tally to eight goals in 10 matches this season.

Speaking as a pundit for BT Sport , Ferdinand admitted he was reminded of Drogba when watching Abraham play in France and believes the 22-year-old is displaying different features to his game as he develops.

Speaking further, the ex-Manchester United defender said, “I saw elements in Tammy’s game that I haven’t seen as much as I would have liked to before,”