Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher looked back at his timeline and the successes he has made with his kids club.
Since taking the 21-year-old to his junior level in West London, he has amassed a wealth of experience going through several loan periods to further improve his position and gain experience in the first team.
The defensive midfielder is one of the several young stars caught in the blue traveling squad before the preseason trip to Ireland.
Gallagher said: “I just loved every minute of the game and I want to work harder. I love every loan I got and every game I played. “ as quoted Chelsea Official Website…
“It was great meeting new people, playing with many different players and under different managers. It’s all about getting different experiences.
“With Sam (Allardyce) at West Brom it was more about the dirty side and good results, while at Swansea it was about running behind and creating chances.”
The Englishman, who has four years left for his current deal, impressed on a loan at West Brom last season, with 32 appearances in all competitions for Buggy.
He added: “Each manager helped improve different areas of my game, which was very valuable for my development.
“I’ve definitely improved as a player over the last two years, and a lot of that has to do with the four managers I’ve played under and their different styles of play.”
What Conor Gallagher said in March about his experience in the Premier League
“Throughout their career, every person has a lot of difficult moments. You go through defeats and the like, and you get better. We, young players, will gain experience from this no matter what. I was thrilled to play in the Premier League after I dropped out of the championship last season. I loved every minute of it.
“I hope I will continue to develop and improve. It’s been a tough season for West Brom, so it’s important to work off the ball while doing the dirty side of the game (important). Premier League quality will punish you if you pass out, so you need to be focused and focused.
“I know people have different views on loan players and I’ve been on three different teams, but these are three different experiences and teams with [different] styles, different managers and players. I’ve learned a lot in the past two years. Hopefully I can continue my education as a player. “