Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher joined Crystal Palace last season on loan. Has revealed the conversation between him and Thomas Tuchel the Blues coach. On his future at Stamford Bridge
Conor Gallagher had an awkward encounter with Thomas Tuchel earlier this year. But he has revealed that he has had frank talks with the manager about his future and role at Chelsea and is determined to fight for his place. The midfielder enjoyed a superb loan at Crystal Palace last season. It has even been called up to Gareth Southgate ‘s England squad , however, there are questions about his future at Stamford Bridge.
Gallagher stumbled upon the German coach at the end of last season as he sat in a pub in Cobham. When asked about an unexpected meeting at the pub in April , Gallagher told the Daily Mail : “I was trying to dodge!” Me, mom and dad said, ‘God, it’s Thomas Tuchel, here.’ He sat at the table next to us so that we wouldn’t miss it. ” Say it and say it,” Gallagher explained. “Managers are not always scary. They want to talk to the players and know what you think.”
His thoughts were clear. Gallagher, a Chelsea fan since childhood, doesn’t want to go anywhere other than Stamford Bridge, despite bets on his international call-up to the World Cup. Because he might have a better chance of returning to the guaranteed real Palace. But now he has made up his mind. “I told him what I thought. And he said what he thought,” Gallagher added. “I said I thought I was ready to play for Chelsea.”
Although Gallagher’s decision It could put his World Cup roaring lion flag in jeopardy. Because Southgate is keen to select players who have played regularly for his UFABET club. But he felt it was a worthwhile risk. “I feel ready for the next step in my career,” Gallagher said. ” If given the opportunity to be part of the team at Chelsea, I can’t deny I have to believe in myself that I can show my fans. and the master saw what I could do.”
and show it to Southgate? “I know I have to work hard and start the season well to get into the team. Just like any other English player,” Gallagher said. “It’s up to us. I’m sure Gareth will pick the right team.” His mission could be helped by the arrival of Raheem Sterling. “He’s a big signing,” Gallagher said. “He’s a top player. Off the field he is very professional. And he helps the younger players.” “On the field is the most important point. And that’s what he will do.” The interview was from the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. At Chelsea, resting during a tour of Los Angeles in the US. The team’s next destination is Las Vegas.
There was also a phone call with Tuchel that prompted Gallagher to fight for his place. “He said he wanted me to be part of the team and prove myself in pre-season, that’s the plan. I’m happy with that and willing to work as hard as I can to prove it to him. Seeing that I can play for Chelsea.” “That’s what I want to hear. It’s a good phone call for us. And it gave me a clear plan in pre-season. and where am i going It’s great to hear that.”
Such news could be considered bad news for Palace fans. Patrick Vieira , the team’s manager, may not be able to accept it. “Paric is unsure of my plans for next season,” he admitted. “He probably knows from here!” Gallagher was full of admiration for the Frenchman. “I can’t praise Patrick enough,” he said. “He was perfect for me last season.”