Burnley considering summer move for highly-rated Chelsea midfielder

By | March 9, 2020

Chelsea starlet Conor Gallagher is reportedly the subject of interest from teams in the Eredivisie and Premier League.

Gallagher has impressed during his loan spells with Charlton Athletic and Swansea City this campaign, founding back of the net six times and providing seven assists in 37 games in the Championship.

The progress of the 20-year-old will likely lead to the West London club wanting the academy graduate to play regular first-team football at the higher level.

According to The Sun, Vitesse and Burnley are both keeping tabs on the situation ahead of a possible move in the summer.

Premier League club were allegedly keen at the start of 2020, only for Frank Lampard preferring the midfielder to gain regular action in the championship.

Vitesse are also a realistic option with the Dutch team possessing a strong working relationship with the West London club in the past.

Meanwhile, Tammy Abraham has rejected a contract offer from Chelsea, according to the reports.

The 22-year-old spent the 2018-19 season on loan with Championship club Aston Villa helping them to make a promotion to the 2019/20 season making a return to Stamford Bridge, where he has established himself as No.1 option upfront.

Tammy Abraham has struggled with an ankle problem in recent weeks, however, he has found back of the net 15 times in 34 games for Frank Lampard’s side during the 2019-20 campaign.

According to The Mirror, the Blues recently presented the England international with a deal offer, however, the contract offer was turned down as the striker wants parity with the likes of Callum Hudson-Odoi.