– Marcus Rashford scored 10 goals during the 2018/19 campaign

– The tally remains his best since breaking into Man United’s senior team

– Abraham could, however, equal the record after scoring seven goals in five matches so far

Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham’s impressive goal-scoring form could see him beat Marcus Rashford’s best Premier League tally in a season.

Abraham has hit the ground running five matches into the new season, inspiring Chelsea to a 5-2 win over Wolves.

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The 21-year-old struck three times to take his tally to seven goals, on level with Sergio Aguero who is topping the charts.

Abraham’s scintillating form has seen him nail a starting role under Frank Lampard, featuring in all the five league matches of the new season.

Tammy Abraham only 3 goals away from matching Marcus Rashford’s best ever season

Tammy Abraham celebrates after scoring Chelsea’s fourth goal against Wolves. Photo: Getty Images.
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The Englishman’s seven goals now leaves him three goals short of Rashford’s highest tally in the Premier League.

The 2018/19 season was Rashford’s best, with the Manchester United forward scoring 10 goals in 33 appearances.

Tammy Abraham only 3 goals away from matching Marcus Rashford’s best ever season

Marcus Rashford scores scores from the spot against Leicester City. Photo: Getty Images
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He could however surpass the number this season after being handed a new role under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s current set up.

The England international has already found the back of the net three times this season.

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