However, prior, the 23-year-old had been heavily linked with West Ham. According to the Daily Star earlier this year, David Moyes had earmarked him as his top striker target.
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Finances seemed to be a problem, though, and Abraham has instead ended up at the Stadio Olimpico.
Ultimately, for Palmer, the England international is one that got away. The former Leeds United player told TIF:
“I honestly thought they might have gone for Tammy. I know it’s a lot of money, 35 million he’s gone to Roma for, but I honestly believe that somebody like that would have been a good signing for them.”