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‘Everyone has been impressed’ – Alan Shearer names Chelsea’s talent in the Premier League side of the season so far

The Legend of Newcastle Alan Shearer named Chelsea Midfielder Conor Gallagher in Premier League team of the season so far. The Englishman, currently on loan at Crystal Palace, has had an incredible campaign so far.

Shearer has selected Gallagher as part of his midfield trio, alongside West Ham’s Declan Rice and Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva. He explained:

“In midfield, I will pair up with Conor Gallagher. On loan from Chelsea, he was by far the main driving force in that Crystal Palace team. Everyone was impressed with the way he played. ”

This is a huge call from Shearer given the wealth of talented midfielders in the Premier League. The Newcastle legend chose to go with Gallagher instead of the likes of N’Golo Kante, Phil Foden and Mason Mount.

Gallagher has been one of the standout players in the Premier League this season, having scored six goals and provided three assists in his 17 appearances so far. The 21-year-old’s performances also earned him a call-up to the England national team

The Blues signed Gallagher from Charlton Athletic in 2019. Since then, the midfielder has had loan spells at Swansea, West Brom and now Crystal Palace. The England international seems to have a bright future ahead of him, given the progress he has made in his youth career so far.

“Will he play often?” – Shearer doubts Gallagher’s future at Chelsea

Gallagher plays for Crystal Palace
Gallagher plays for Crystal Palace

Shearer was asked if he could watch Gallagher join Newcastle in the summer. The pundit has ruled out his departure, but has explained how he thinks the midfielder might be tempted to leave if he doesn’t get enough playing time at the club. He say:

“There is no chance for Gallagher to join Newcastle in the January window. In the summer he is expected to return to Palace, with no permanent clause inserted on the current loan. It depends. depends on what Chelsea are planning He’s certainly done enough to earn a spot in the Chelsea squad coming up under Thomas Tuchel But given the quality level in Chelsea’s midfield, will he Does he play regularly? If not, he can leave.”

“Of course, Newcastle will have to stay in the Premier League for Gallagher to even consider a move. But they certainly have the ability to entice, financially and also to recommend Gallagher to start.”

6️⃣ goals 3️⃣ assists Conor Gallagher was directly involved in 41% of Crystal Palace #PL goal this season, the highest by any English player this campaign #CRYEVE https://t.co/xbWNsqh2mZ


Edited by Adit Jaganathan

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