'That's the plan' - Chelsea star addresses future amid transfer speculation with Stamford Bridge vow

A Chelsea star has addressed his future in a recent interview amid possibilities of him moving away.

Chelsea may have been defeated by Liverpool in the final of the League Cup, but it's not all bad news for Blues fans - club captain Conor Gallagher has confirmed that he wants to remain with the club for the foreseeable future in a recent interview.

The former Crystal Palace loanee calls playing for Chelsea a 'dream' and stressed that he wants to be a 'big part' of the Blues' setup moving forwards. Despite Chelsea's underwhelming performances this season, he described every game playing for his boyhood club as 'incredible'.

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Since making his Chelsea debut in 2022, Gallagher has steadily risen up the hierarchy at Stamford Bridge. He has featured in all but one of the Blues' Premier League games this season, scoring two goals and notching up four assists.

What did Conor Gallagher say regarding his future?

Speaking in an interview featured on Sky Sports, Gallagher said: "When you're young and you go and train with the first team, when you're like 17 or 18, you just think 'this lot are levels above me'. I remember being 18 years old and going to train with them, with [players like] Jorginho, [Mateo] Kovacic, [N'Golo] Kante, training like how they're training.

"It's always a dream, just to play for Chelsea. [If you told me this as a five-year-old] I would have just laughed and said 'no chance'. Obviously there's another year and a half left of my contract and I absolutely love playing with [Mauricio Pochettino]. Almost every game has been incredible and that's all I've ever wanted. Last season I was in and out of the team and it wasn't as enjoyable for that reason.

"So yeah, I just want to keep playing as much as I can for Chelsea and keep trying to improve the club, that's the plan for sure. We've got a really young squad with lots of talent, a great manager, great coaches. I want to be a big part of it and get Chelsea back to where they belong."

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