Chelsea loanee Conor Gallagher named in Marca's wonderkids to watch in 2022

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Chelsea loanee Conor Gallagher hailed by Spanish media as a ‘jewel’ as Marca name the midfielder in their  wonderkids to watch in 2022 after impressive displays on loan at Crystal Palace

  • Midfielder Conor Gallagher is enjoying a stellar season on loan at Crystal Palace 
  • The 21-year-old has netted six times and provided six assists in the league so far
  • Marca have recognised his displays by naming him in their wonderkids to watch 
  • Southampton right-back Tino Livramento also made the Spanish outlet’s list 


Conor Gallagher has been hailed as a ‘jewel’ by the Spanish media as Marca names the Chelsea loanee in their wonderkids to watch in 2022.

The 21-year-old is currently enjoying a stellar season on loan at Crystal Palace, having netted six times in the Premier League so far and been handed his England debut.

The midfielder emerged as a shock target for French giants Paris Saint-Germain las week, according to The Sun. 

Conor Gallagher has been hailed as a 'jewel' by Marca who named him as a 2022 wonderkid

Conor Gallagher has been hailed as a ‘jewel’ by Marca who named him as a 2022 wonderkid

Gallagher’s displays have caught the eye of former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and the French giants, who are considering a January move for the England international.

But the PSG boss is not the only one to take notice of the England international’s performances as Gallagher has been named in Marca’s XI of wonderkids to watch. 

The Spanish outlet hailed him as a ‘jewel’ in Chelsea’s glittering squad and praised the ‘finesse and flexibility’ of his game.

The Chelsea star, 21, has impressed while out on loan at Crystal Palace this campaign

The Chelsea star, 21, has impressed while out on loan at Crystal Palace this campaign

Marca compared him to international team-mate Jack Grealish who became the most expensive Englishman ever after his £100million move to Manchester City from Aston Villa last summer. 

Southampton teenager Tino Livramento also made the list as the 19-year-old snatch the right-back spot. 

Livramento was named Chelsea Academy’s Best Player in 2020-21 but opted to switch west London for the south coast in summer in search of regular game time. 

Southampton right-back Tino Livramento (right) was also named on the Spanish outlet's list

Southampton right-back Tino Livramento (right) was also named on the Spanish outlet’s list

He has been one of the greatest revelations of the season with a goal and an assist in 19 games for the Saints this term.   

Noni Madueke is the final English name to make the cut. 

The 19-year-old left Spurs for Dutch side PSV in June 2018 and reportedly rejected an offer from Manchester United to do so. 

The winger penned a new four-year deal that will keep him in the Netherlands until 2025. 

Marca’s wonderkids of 2022

 Gavin Bazunu (Portsmouth, Ireland)

Tino Livramento (Southampton, England U21)

Kaiky Fernandes (Santos, Brazil U15)

Goncalo Inacio (Sporting, Portugal U21)

Aaron Hickey (Bologna, Scotland U17)

Aurelien Tchouameni (Monaco, France) 

 

 Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany)

Conor Gallagher (Crystal Palace, England)

Noni Madueke (PSV, England U21)

Kamaldeen Sulemana (Rennes, Ghana)

Julian Alvarez (River Plate, Argentina)

 

 

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