Conor Gallagher 'wants to stay at Chelsea' claims Mauricio Pochettino... but admits the 'priceless' midfielder's future is a 'matter for him and the club' with only one year left on his contract

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By Michael Pavitt For Mailonline

Published: 05:15 EST, 13 February 2024 | Updated: 05:19 EST, 13 February 2024

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino believes Conor Gallagher wants to enactment astatine nan club, contempt continued uncertainty complete nan England international's future.

Gallagher produced a lucifer winning display against Crystal Palace, pinch nan one-time Eagles loanee scoring doubly astatine Selhurst Park.

The 24-year-old's 2nd extremity successful stoppage clip gave nan Blues a 2-1 lead, pinch Enzo Fernandez adding a 3rd successful nan closing seconds.

Pochettino insisted aft nan triumph that Gallagher wants to stay astatine nan club.

The Chelsea boss, however, admitted Gallagher's early is thing for nan midfielder and nine to resoluteness owed to his statement expiring successful nan summertime of 2025.  

Chelsea leader Mauricio Pochettino believes Conor Gallagher wants to enactment astatine nan club

Pochettino hailed nan midfielder's wide publication to his Chelsea's broadside astatine 'priceless'

'What he told maine was to enactment astatine Chelsea,' Pochettino said.

'But past it's astir him and nan club. I'm not suffering pinch this type of thing, he still has 1 twelvemonth much connected his contract.

'I deliberation it is simply a matter for him and nan club.' 

Gallagher had been linked pinch a move crossed London to rivals Tottenham successful some nan summertime and January transportation windows.

Chelsea were reported to person been unfastened to a waste owed to profit and sustainability rules.

A waste would person allowed Chelsea greater room to run successful nan transportation marketplace owed to nan waste of a homegrown subordinate representing axenic profit.

Gallagher was believed to beryllium in no unreserved to time off his boyhood club, pinch nan England world group to beryllium successful an moreover stronger position travel nan summertime arsenic his statement runs down.

The 24-year-old has made 32 appearances successful each competitions this play and started 23 of nan Blues 24 Premier League matches - pinch his only absence owed to suspension.

Gallagher scored his first Premier League goals of nan play to thief Chelsea hit Crystal Palace

Gallagher, who has scored 3 goals successful his past 2 games, has regularly captained Chelsea this season.

Pochettino hailed nan midfielder arsenic 'priceless' aft nan triumph complete Crystal Palace, noting his publication successful some onslaught and defence. 

'He's a subordinate pinch awesome committedness pinch nan team,' Pochettino said.

'Always trying to compensate each business successful an violative and protect business and that is priceless to person a subordinate for illustration him.

'I'm truthful happy for him and I'm truthful happy for nan squad because it's a triumph we needed, nan 3 points to corroborate nan guidance aft Wolverhampton.

'It was a very bully crippled against Aston Villa and it was a awesome opportunity.'