Tottenham are working on a deal to sign Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher in January, sources have told Football Insider.
Editor Wayne Veysey stated on Football Insider’s Inside Track podcast that Chelsea would be open to selling the 23-year-old to their rivals in London, even if there is little transfer activity between the two teams.
Gallagher is reportedly prepared to leave the Blues for a sum of between £45 and £50 million in order to assist them fulfill their Financial Fair Play requirements
With Fabio Paratici “pulling the strings,” Spurs are focusing on acquiring Genoa center-back Radu Dragusin, but they are also eager to recruit a wide striker and a central midfielder.
There would be no love lost between the two groups of Chelsea supporters over the selling of Gallagher to Tottenham.
With the exception of one Premier League match, the former Crystal Palace loanee has started every game under Mauricio Pochettino, making him a vital member of the team.
Although the midfielder hasn’t scored a goal this season, he has four assists in the league and has led the team many times when Reece James has been injured
His current contract expires in the summer of 2025 and that has placed his future firmly up in the air with 18 months left.
Tottenham sit fifth in the Premier League table after their 3-1 victory over Bournemouth, while Chelsea are 10th after their 3-2 win against Luton Town.
In other news, Chelsea in a three-club race to sign a Premier League sensation in the summer.Sources told Football Insider last month (24 December) that Gallagher is eager to stay at the club and wants to pen fresh terms at Stamford Bridge.Sources told Football Insider last month (24 December) that Gallagher is eager to stay at the club and wants to pen fresh terms at Stamford BridgeSources told Football Insider last month (24 December) that Gallagher is eager to stay at the club and wants to pen fresh terms at Stamford Bridge..