Chelsea youngster, Conor Gallagher, is set to depart on loan for a second successive season. He reportedly had a medical at Crystal Palace ahead of a proposed loan move for the season. Several clubs were interested in him after he impressed in Championship the last season.

Gallagher, 20, is highly rated at Chelsea and was our Academy Player of the Year in the 2018/19 season. He had two successful loan spells in the Championship last season; Charlton Atheltic in the first half of the season where he scored 6 and created a further 4 and Swansea in the second half of the season where he was instrumental with 7 assists as Swansea reached Championship playoff.

Gallagher came off the bench in a recent friendly against Brighton Hove Albion and was impressive in this short cameo.

Another Chelsea player, Ruben Loftus Cheek was previously loaned out to Crystal Palace had a successful tenure at the South London club, and is now a first-team member at Chelsea FC.