Chelsea to hold contract talks with midfielder Conor Gallagher

Chelsea to hold contract talks with midfielder Conor Gallagher amid interest from Crystal Palace, Newcastle, Leeds and Aston Villa 

  • The 20-year-old has no shortage of interest after impressing for Swansea City 
  • A number of Premier League and Championship clubs are targeting Gallagher
  • Chelsea are understood to be leaning towards sending him out on loan again 

Chelsea are to hold talks over a new contract for highly-rated Conor Gallagher amid interest from Premier League clubs.

The 20-year-old, whose current deal runs until 2022, impressed on loan at Swansea City last season.

Gallagher is wanted by Crystal Palace, Newcastle United, Leeds United and Aston Villa among others. 

Chelsea are to hold talks over a new contract for highly-rated midfielder Conor Gallagher 

The energetic midfielder moved to Wales in January after spending the first half of the season at Charlton. 

Gallagher played 19 times to help Steve Cooper’s men finish 6th and set up a play-off semi against Brentford.

But despite winning the first leg 1-0, Swansea collapsed at Griffin Park to lose 3-2 on aggregate.

The 20-year-old impressed on loan with Swansea last season and has no shortage of interest

A number of Premier League sides have asked to be kept informed as well as most of the Championship.

Chelsea are understood to be leaning towards sending him out on another loan rather than selling at this stage. 

Palace, meanwhile, are ready to agree a new contract extension with midfielder James McArthur, 32




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