Smith has said that the London club do have the option to recall the 21-year-old striker, but the Villa manager does not think that the Blues will do so.
“Chelsea have got an option but we haven’t heard from them,” Smith told The Birmingham Mail. “From what we believe, they don’t want to (recall him).
“He’s enjoying his football, developing as a player and they seem very happy with him here.”
Relief for Aston Villa fans
Abraham has established himself as the main striker at Villa and is a key figure in the Villans’ quest to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.
The 21-year-old England international - who earns £50,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com - has scored 14 goals and provided one assist in 19 Championship appearances for Villa so far this season, according to WhoScored.
For Villa to finish in the Championship playoffs this season, they need to keep hold of Abraham for the rest of the campaign.
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