Tuchel is very aware of Chelsea talent Conor Gallagher

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Conor Gallagher has been a buzzing talent right from his time in the youth teams, and the 21-year-old has also impressed since he moved up to playing men’s game.

The Chelsea academy product is currently on loan with West Brom, and Baggies boss Sam Allardyce is hopeful that he can keep the Chelsea youngster for another season with West Brom.

Gallagher has been tipped to break into the Chelsea squad like his mates Mason Mount, Reece James, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has admitted that he’s very much aware of the talent of the young midfielder, but has urged him to focus on his game at West Brom until the end of the season.

The Chelsea boss said in his press conference on Friday: “It is not only my decision, it his responsibility to show up and this is what he does.

“It is not the moment to take decisions now for Conor but I am very aware that he is still our player. The momentum now is that we have crucial weeks ahead of us, and for him and his mission at West Brom also.

“So he fought his way through as a loan player which is very impressive and he never stops improving. He is a very regular player for West Brom and I wish that he can stay totally focused on that and when it is the moment and the situation to decide, we will decide – but it is clearly not now.”

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