Michael Bridge anticipates that Conor Gallagher should stay at Chelsea next season following his credit spell with Crystal Palace.
The midfielder has intrigued at Selhurst Park this term, so Bridge can’t understand the reason why the west London club would allow him to leave Stamford Bridge once more.
Before Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Palace in the semi-last of the FA Cup, manager Thomas Tuchel let correspondents know that Gallagher could be a piece of the European bosses’ squad next season.
“I accept that Conor can be a piece of our squad and can assume a part with us yet I’m not by any means the only one to choose. We want to talk after the season with everyone and we want to see what Conor needs,” the German said (employing Chelsea official club site).
He likewise proceeded to add: “His improvement is exceptional and extraordinary. He is one of the vital participants at Crystal Palace and he has made an immense advance in his improvement front and center.”
While Gallagher couldn’t have an effect in that FA Cup semi-last after Chelsea turned down Palace’s solicitation to permit him to play, the £22.5m-appraised 22-year-old has been so powerful in the Premier League this season.
From midfield, he has been scoring goals, rebuffing any semblance of Manchester City, West Ham, and Palace’s furious adversaries Brighton.