CONOR GALLAGHER has scored more Premier League goals than any other Chelsea player this season.
The on-loan Crystal Palace midfielder took his tally to eight with a fine goal against Watford on Wednesday.
Gallagher controlled brilliantly from a cross before confidently slamming into the top corner – a finish that reflects his goalscoring prowess this season.
And Thomas Tuchel may regret letting him go as the 22-year-old has scored more goals than Mason Mount, Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic, all of whom are active in similar roles.
Incredibly, academy graduates have scored three more goals in the tournament 100 million pound man Romelu Lukaku.
And Timo Werner, brought in last season for 53 million poundsonly one goal in the tournament.
Not many people can predict Gallagher’s good form in front of goal.
Even fellow Mount academy graduate, who has tapped his total from last season, can’t match Gallagher, who has scored just two goals for Prem as a giver. on loan at West Brom last season.
Gallagher also spent time on loan at Charlton and Swansea during his brief career – his six goals for the Addicks in the Championship were the best of his earlier career.
He puts his improvement down influence of Palace boss Patrick VieiraHis stellar form earned him his first England cap late last year.
And the young player hopes he can play his way back to the Chelsea setup with his performances.
The Blues are said to be interested in Declan Rice but maybe chose not to move to the West Ham star to give Gallagher a key role.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/17753144/gallagher-chelsea-crystal-palace/ Conor Gallagher is now Chelsea’s ‘top’ Premier League goalscorer in March after loaning out from Crystal Palace