Chelsea captain, Cesar Azpilicueta, has tipped his teammate, Tammy Abraham, to lift the Premier League Golden Boot.
Chelsea ace Abraham returned from a hip injury on Wednesday to claim his 11th Premiership goal of the season in the 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
Blues skipper Azpi said: “What he has done is amazing — and he has the potential to go higher.
“We know we are still in December with a lot of games but with his passion and hunger, he is capable of getting to the top, for sure.
“Vardy is having an amazing season with a lot of goals and Tammy is behind him — so if he is there, it is because he deserves to be.”
Former Villa loanee Abraham, 22, provided a clever chested assist for Mason Mount’s winner on Wednesday — and it his all-round game that also has Azpilicueta purring.
The Spaniard, 30, added: “He is scoring goals but, not just that, he is playing for the team, recovering the ball.
“Against Villa, he made a tackle in our own half that was an amazing effort. He made an assist as well.
“He showed his desire in pre-season to be a striker for Chelsea, he has dreamt about it.
“He got his chance and is making the most of it.”