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‘For Sure’: Fabrizio Romano Reveals When Chelsea Will Start Talks To Extend ‘Extraordinary’ Star’s Contract

Conor Gallagher in action for Chelsea against Newcastle United.

Chelsea have had a topsy-turvy season with Mauricio Pochettino as the manager so far, and sit in 10th position in the Premier League table. That said, the Blues are still keen to hold onto their most important players and leaders like Conor Gallagher for many years to come.

Chelsea Make Conor Gallagher Contract Decision

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When Will Chelsea Discuss New Deal With Gallagher?

Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that the Blues are going to start discussions with the Englishman over a new contract in the next few months. He adds that there will be talks between the two parties over a new deal for the midfielder, who has impressed under Mauricio Pochettino this season.

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The journalist claims that right now there is still time for the parties to take concrete steps into finalising a new contract for the midfielder. He reiterates that Chelsea are pleased with Gallagher’s performances for the club this season, but they will take some time to discuss a new contract for him.

The 23-year-old’s current contract with the London heavyweights expires in June 2025. Hence there is still time for Pochettino’s side to start discussions with the Englishman over a new long-term deal to keep him well beyond that period.

Gallagher Enjoying Prolific Season

The 23-year-old was the focal point of a lot of transfer interest amid questions over his future during the summer transfer window. Tottenham Hotspur reportedly launched a bid to sign him but saw the deal fall through. Chelsea’s decision to not sell Gallagher, despite signing Moises Caicedo, has been vindicated as he has excelled under Pochettino.

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The Englishman has provided four assists in 14 Premier League appearances for his side and also captained the Blues quite a few times in this campaign. Gallagher has shown a lot of heart with his energetic displays, winning possession in key areas and adding more liveliness to Chelsea’s attack. The 23-year-old, hailed as “extraordinary” last year, seems to be here to stay at the London side for years and will probably see his good form rewarded with a new contract.


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