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Conor Gallagher makes decision for summer amid interest from Newcastle and Spurs

Published: Updated: 14:08, 19 May 2024
Gallagher has been Chelsea’s best player in midfield this season

Chelsea midfielder, Conor Gallagher, is reportedly leaning towards joining Tottenham Hotspur this summer. Despite strong interest from Newcastle United, the 24-year-old English international seems to prefer staying in London. This preference makes Spurs a more attractive option compared to a move to Tyneside.

According to the latest report, Conor Gallagher is not keen on moving to Newcastle. The report states that his priority is remaining at Chelsea and if that isn't possible, he would rather move within London.

Gallagher’s contract with Chelsea runs until June 2025. However, with his future at Stamford Bridge uncertain due to various factors including Financial Fair Play regulations pressuring Chelsea into selling him off, Tottenham has emerged as a viable destination.

Ange Postecoglou pushing for Gallagher’s deal in summer

Tottenham has shown long-standing interest in the Chelsea skipper dating back since last summer when they even submitted a bid on deadline day which unfortunately failed materialise. It was thought that they would return for him during the January window but decided instead hold out until this summer.

Spurs are keen on bolstering their midfield and view Gallagher as an invaluable addition their squad. They are reportedly planning significant changes in the upcoming transfer window with several players expected come in and many depart.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Ange Postecoglou is said be prioritising signing of a midfielder (where Gallagher fits perfectly), striker another centre-back full-back making it clear why they're so interested securing his signature.

Gallagher defied all expectations in 2023/24 season

This season has seen Conor being key player for Chelsea making 36 appearances in Premier League matches contributing 12 goals scoring five assisting seven others. His performances have caught attention of several clubs but preference remain London gives Tottenham edge securing signature aligns perfectly with their needs providing substantial boost them.

While there's still uncertainty surrounding where exactly Conor will end up next season, it's clear that his preference for London and Tottenham's interest in him could potentially see him wearing the Lilywhite jersey come next season.

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