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Chelsea in Transfer DIlemma That Might Disappoint Mauricio Pochettino

Jonathan

On the back of a disappointing season which resulted in the London based club falling down to 7 on the Premier league table. And also out of the race to play European Leagues next season. Hence Chelsea Management have a crucial task at hand to build the squad that can challenge for titles for next few seasons. One such transfer that is rumored is of Mid-fielder Conor Gallagher, who is a favourite of manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Transfer Planning and Squad Building

The Club management is in a planning stage for the upcoming summer transfer window with just two games to play this season. It’s quite clear that there will be more new players in the squad next season and some current players need to make their way out of the club. Moreover, the club management needs to take into account the vision and plans of the boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Conor Gallagher : Professional Career and Transfer Rumours

Meanwhile, one of the most high profile transfer reports that come are of the midfielder, Conor Gallagher. The Englishman, Conor made his first-team debut at Chelsea during the 2022–23 season in a 1–0 away win against Everton. He was recalled by Chelsea after spending previous years in various clubs as a loanee. In November 2022, he was named in England’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar where he was an unused substitute in all five of England’s matches. 

Recently as per the rumours he has been linked with a move away from Stamford bridge. It’s been reported that Newcastle United are interested in the midfield. The move might cause disappointment for manager Mauricio Pochettino as Conor is in his plans for future. 

Sports Broadcaster Ben Jacobs reports that there is still great chance that Chelsea would like to part ways with Conor Gallagher. Jacobs added –

“The door is still open for a Conor Gallagher sale, Chelsea are looking for at least £50m. Nothing is close at this stage on a contract extension.”

Furthermore, with no significant development on the contract extension talks with Gallagher. Reports link him away from London, indicating that the possibilities of the English midfielder leaving Chelsea this summer are high.

High End Meeting Between – Mauricio Pochettino and Club

The Argentine, Pochettino, has not been very happy with how things have been moving so far in the transfer plans. According to media reports, Pochettino has been unhappy with what he has received and not what he wanted. He asked for a few experienced Premier League players and some of the specific players named. 

There is going to be a high end meeting after the Premier League game against Bournemouth to decide if they want to proceed with the setup and whether the Argentine would remain Chelsea manager going into the next season. They will exchange views on plans for the summer transfer and the additions needed to reinforce the squad. A lot will depend on Mauricio Pochettino if he finds the club plan feasible and stays on board with the club. Hence, it is a two-way review and not just the Club management’s decision.   

Conclusion: Mauricio Pochettino and Plans Forward 

Moreover ,the former Tottenham manager must be on board if he agrees with the future plans, that includes transfer decisions. Thus, decision on Conor Gallagher is going to be huge. Its expected that Chelsea boss, Pochettino definitely wants the englishman in his squad next season if he stays.

Hence, as Chelsea plans to perform better and compete with the likes of Premier League giants such as – Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham etc. They have to go big in summer transfer window and bring in some quality players.

As featured on ChelseaNews.com

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