The 22-year-old scored the winner in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Hull, which saw the Blues safely into the hat for tonight’s fifth-round draw.
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Chelsea survived a late scare in the FA Cup to overcome Hull City 2-1 at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday.
The 21-year-old has been given first-team chances by Frank Lampard this season, having featured regularly for him while on loan at Derby.
The London Evening Standard said the Blues have been talking to Tomori’s representatives since autumn and it is believed all parties are confident of agreeing a five-year contract in the coming weeks.
Frank Lampard has promoted a host of academy players from the club’s Cobham Training base, with Tomori one of those to have benefitted from the manager’s faith.
The 21-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Derby, will make his third Champions League appearance on only his ninth senior start for the Blues, having earlier this month been called up by England for the first time
Tomori has broken into the Chelsea side this season and earned his first senior England call-up for the games against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
The 21-year-old, who was born in Canada and represented them at under-20 level, spent last season on loan at Sky Bet Championship side Derby, but has established himself in Frank Lampard’s team this term.
Now it is his central defensive displays which have got people talking and earned him a first senior England call-up.
Chelsea boys Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori have linked up with the England squad at St. George’s Park ahead of Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
The Chelsea pair have impressed under Frank Lampard in the Premier League, and were rewarded with places in Southgate’s England squad
Chelsea revelation, Fikayo Tomori, said he’s open to the possibility of committing his international future to Nigeria.
Chelsea is aiming to secure Fikayo Tomori to a new deal before the end of October.
In-form Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham, scored a superb hat-trick as they beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 in their Premier League clash on Saturday.
Their first choice would be to re-sign Kurt Zouma but, with the deal stalling, they are considering England Under-21 international Tomori instead.
The Clarets are keen to keep the England international at Turf Moor, although talk of a £40 million move elsewhere means that an exit remains a possibility.
Celtic have been linked with a summer move for Derby County player of the year Fikayo Tomori.
Abraham is currently starring on-loan with Bristol City