Conor Gallagher ‘will have a chance to earn a first-team spot at Chelsea next season’ as his loan term with Premier League wrestlers West Brom comes to an end
- Conor Gallagher is currently on loan to Chelsea’s West Bromwich Albion
- The 21-year-old has been a regular for the Baggies under Sam Allardyce this season
- Gallagher could get the chance to play in Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea squad
- The midfielder is the favorite to be promoted to the Blues side, the paper reports
Thomas Tuchel gives Conor Gallagher a chance to prove he’s good enough for Chelsea’s first team next season.
The 21-year-old is currently on loan to West Bromwich Albion this season and has started all but three of the Baggies’ Premier League games under Sam Allardyce.
Gallagher earned his top move after impressing for Charlton and Swansea in the championship last season and hopes to join players like Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham to advance to Chelsea’s first team after being loaned out.
Conor Gallagher will have a chance to prove his worth at Chelsea this year, according to reports
The 21-year-old is currently on loan to West Brom, where he has appeared regularly this season
And according to Targetthe midfielder is highly regarded at Stamford Bridge and is one of the favorites to be promoted to Chelsea’s first team next season.
Gallagher has admitted he is enjoying his time at West Brom this season, even as the Baggies struggle in the relegation zone and are ten points clear of safety with nine games to go this season.
The 21-year-old claims he continues his development as he moves up the football pyramid and the multiple loan periods have broadened his professional experience.
Gallagher played in preparation for Chelsea last year, but has been on loan for the past two seasons
Gallagher recently said: ‘I was excited to play in the Premier League after moving up from Championship last season. Loved every minute of it.
‘Hopefully I will continue to develop and improve. It has been a difficult season for West Brom so far. Premier League quality will penalize you for eliminating so you need to be focused and focused.
‘I know people have different views about players on loan and I’ve been with three different teams, but they are three different experiences and teams with (different) styles, different managers and players. I have already learned a lot in two years. Hopefully I can continue to learn as a player. ‘
The 21-year-old admits that he is developing as a player, even though he is not with Chelsea
Gallagher was selected for the England under-21 European Championship team this month
Gallagher’s performance for West Brom has been noted at an international youth level and the midfielder was part of England’s under-21 roster for this month’s European championships.
The midfielder played in the Young Lions’ final group match against Croatia, which England won 2-1, but as a result Aidy Boothroyd still finished at the bottom of the group.
A youth Chelsea fan, Gallagher comes from a Blues-supporting family in Epsom, with the midfielder joining the West Londoners youth team at the age of eight.
The midfielder was watched by former Blues boss Frank Lampard in the most recent pre-season campaign before Gallagher was loaned out to West Brom.