CHELSEA are reportedly ready to force Conor Gallagher out of the club to help balance the books.
Several Premier League clubs, including Newcastle and Liverpool, are said to be monitoring the England midfielder's situation.
Gallagher has two years left on his deal and Chelsea are yet to open any talks over an extension.
The Mail report that the club view the 23-year-old as an easy sale and that offloading academy graduates means more profit.
Chelsea are under pressure from Financial Fair Play rules after owner Todd Boehly splashed over £600million across the previous two transfer windows.
The Blues are 11th in the Premier League and so also look set to miss out on European football and the revenue that brings.
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Gallagher has supposedly attracted interest from the likes of Everton,Brighton and Borussia Dortmund, as well as Liverpool and Toon.
Jurgen Klopp is keen to freshen up his midfield this summer but no enquiry has been made.
Newcastle are also keen on Gallagher and his team-mate Mason Mount, who is stalling over a new deal.
However, Mount's £70m asking price has led to Eddie Howe believing that he will end up agreeing to stay at Stamford Bridge.
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Chelsea could look to sell a number of players this summer with the likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Edouard Mendy and Armando Broja all potentially leaving.
Levi Colwill is currently on loan at Brighton and could be sold this summer despite the West Londoners desire to keep the homegrown defender.
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