Chelsea told not to recall Gallagher from Crystal Palace loan | OneFootball
Chelsea told not to recall Gallagher from Crystal Palace loan
Former Chelsea defender Glen Johnson believes the club should not recall Conor Gallagher from Crystal Palace.
The forward is showing his quality in the Premier League this season, with the 21-year-old managing 4 goals and 3 assists in 13 matches.
However, Johnson believes that Gallagher is not ready to provide serious competition for places at Chelesa, given he would be up against the likes of Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, and Romelu Lukaku.
He told Betting Odds: "I think what Conor's doing at the moment is impressive. He's learning his trade, he's getting game time, but I don't think he's quite ready for Chelsea, just yet.
"That's not to say he won't in the future. It's one of those, you don't want to hinder him by getting him back off loan for him to just sit on the bench or just miss out on the squad.
"Surely for him and the club it's better that he keeps playing on loan and developing as a player and then see how far he can take it before he comes back.
"I wouldn't want Chelsea to call him back now and pause that because it's also in their interest for him to develop and hopefully let him take a position or sell him for a fortune.
"So I'd like him to stay out on loan and let him keep doing what he's doing."