Bristol news Rovers favourite Luke McCormick set to leave Chelsea amid Championship interest MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The 22-year-old excelled on loan at the Gas in 2020/21 with Millwall among the clubs keen on signing him
Breaking News ! Luke McCormick bid farewell to Bristol Rovers fans last week following a breakout season for the midfielder which looks to have set him up to make the next step in his career. According to the Sun on Sunday, Chelsea are ready to release McCormick from the final year of his contract at Stamford Bridge enabling the 22-year-old to become a free agent and move clubs. Millwall have long been claimed to be admirers of the box-to-box midfielder while Cardiff City manager Mick McCarthy was spotted at the Mem towards the end of the season. The report states that any move for McCormick is on condition of a release clause inserted in his contract should he be sold in future with Rovers manager Joey Barton believing he has a "great future" ahead of him. Read More Related Articles Bristol Rovers Women 'just scratching the surface' of potential after finally winning title Read More Related Articles Bristol Rovers depth chart: Joey Barton faces massive transfer tasks with Gas lacking options Given his strong season for the Gas, in which he made 42 appearances and was frequently the standout player in a Rovers team continually struggling for inspiration, McCormick is sure to have admirers across the Championship and in League One. In a Bristol Live survey, Rovers fans scored him 7.7 out of 10 - the only player to top 7.0 - in a challenging campaign in which they finished bottom of the third tier.
. "Thank you to the Gaffa, the Staff and everyone involved with Bristol Rovers for a memorable first full season in men’s football," he wrote on Twitter.
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"Although as players we didn’t manage to stay in the division I have no doubt this special football club will bounce straight back and kick on. "Gasheads, words can’t describe how grateful I am for your continued support from my first day till my last. I’m gutted I never got to experience a full house at the Mem but I’m immensely proud to have worn the quarters. I appreciate each and every one of you. Up the Gas."
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