The 20-year-old striker is expected to be chased by several of Europe’s elite this summer, with Sportsmail revealing in March that the Blues are one of three European sides interested in the forward, along with Manchester City and Real Madrid.
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The match will air live and in HD on StarTimes’ World Football channel, which is on its basic bouquet at N160 per day (antenna users) or smart bouquet at N200 (dish users).
The Blues will now face Man City at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium on May 29
The Blues head into this tie following a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League, while Scott Parker’s side were denied all three points against Arsenal in heartbreaking fashion.
Chelsea will still occupy the box seat for the return leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, May 5, with Thomas Tuchel’s men producing another hugely impressive performance
The Blues recorded a 4-0 win over Morecambe in the third round to progress to this stage, while Luton beat Reading 1-0 courtesy of a first-half effort from George Moncur.
Chelsea spent heavily in the close season to bring in the likes of midfielder Kai Havertz, forward Timo Werner, defender Ben Chilwell and winger Hakim Ziyech, but the London club sits ninth in the Premier League with 26 points from 17 games.
The keeper clumsily bundled Dominic Calvert-Lewin over in the box and Gylfi Sigurdsson tucked away the resulting penalty
Four days after featuring in Germany’s humiliating 6-0 Nations League defeat to Spain, the £48m man shone against Steve Bruce’s Premier League strugglers as Chelsea made it five straight wins in all competitions.
It was all due to two first half penalty kicks hammered home by striker Timo Werner and a tap-in by Tammy Abraham.
Defender Vestergaard rifled home in second-half stoppage time as Saints punished Chelsea’s lax defending, with the recalled Kepa Arrizabalaga enduring another day to forget.
The Swiss took an early lead through Mario Gavranovic and Remo Freuler added a second before goals from Timo Werner and Kai Havertz levelled the scores.
New signings Timo Werner and Kai Havertz made their debuts up front after the German internationals joined Frank Lampard’s side from the Bundesliga during the close season as Chelsea prevailed thanks to goals from somewhat unlikely sources.
It was the first in series of international matches played after almost 10 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chelsea has sealed deals for Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech and Germany forward Timo Werner, and has been linked with a move for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz, as they rebuild the squad following a close-season transfer ban last year.
After spending last season on loan with Aston Villa, Abraham returned to Chelsea, with Frank Lampard using him as his first choice striker.
Abraham has been one of the beneficiaries of manager Frank Lampard ‘s focus on youth this season, racking up 41 appearances and netting 16 goals in all competitions.
The England forward, 22, who has scored 15 goals during a breakthrough season at Stamford Bridge, has two years remaining on his current £50,000-a-week deal.
RB Leipzig full-back Nordi Mukiele and midfielder Emil Forsberg spurned glorious opportunities before Werner put his side in front in the 28th minute.
Abraham, who fired Villa to promotion from the Championship last season with 26 goals, has found the net 16 times since returning to Stamford Bridge.