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.
Understand Conor Gallagher had a medical with Crystal Palace yesterday ahead of a proposed loan move. Several clubs interested in the Chelsea youngster, but seems the Eagles have won the race. #cfc
— Oliver Harbord (@ojharbord) August 31, 2020
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.